Research Scientist – Rushden

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Rushden, Northamptonshire
Competitive Salary
Aug 31, 2016
Sep 28, 2016
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Position Type
Full Time

Research Scientist
Quotient Bioresearch - Rushden

Competitive salary

Quotient is currently looking to recruit 2 Research Scientists in the Drug and Environmental Metabolism areas. We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to work at our Rushden facility.

Job Specification

You would be part of a team conducting either clinical/preclinical ADME studies supporting the registration of pharmaceuticals or studies designed to investigate the fate of chemicals in the environment/the nature of pesticide residues in crops. You would perform laboratory based tasks on these studies working towards study supervision under the guidance of an experienced Study Director.

  • Perform a variety of sample extraction and work-up methods.
  • Chromatographic analysis of samples by HPLC and TLC
  • Use specialist drug metabolism techniques e.g. QWBA
  • Set up of appropriate apparatus and equipment according to study plans.
  • Assist in the development of new techniques.
  • Record analytical data and relay results to the appropriate personnel.
  • Preparation of updates and study data for inclusion into reports.
  • Supporting other members of staff in their work as appropriate or as directed by management.

Essential requirements

  • BSc in appropriate science related discipline
  • Keen interest to obtain wide range of laboratory based skills
  • Must be able to work on own initiative
  • Highly motivated and ability to multi task 
  • Diplomatic with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good communicative skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible – able to work outside of normal hours when required
  • Good team player

The position is full time and permanent. Hours of work are 37.5 per week Monday – Friday. Annual holiday entitlement is 23 days a year plus Bank Holidays. The company operates a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and a fantastic benefits package. 

If you feel you are the right person for this role, then please send a CV and a covering letter by clicking on the 'Apply' button quoting: Research Scientist - Metabolism

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