Chemistry & Materials Science Director

Cambridge, England
GBP80000.00 - GBP100000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Oct 12, 2016
Nov 09, 2016
James Windridge
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Chemistry and Materials Sciences

Great opportunity to join a forward thinking and fast paced organisation and to lead a multi-site team of around 20 Ph.D. level scientists commercializing chemistries that enable breakthroughs in DNA Sequencing technology.

You will participate in setting and communicating department strategy to support company vision and establish team goals in the context of the strategy and identifying new technologies.

PhD in Chemistry, Material Science, Nanotechnology, or a related field.

Experience required
Extensive industrial experience in Chemistry that could include (but is not limited to) nucleic acid chemistry, surface chemistry, polymers/fluoropolymers, separation science, bio-conjugation, formulation, nanomaterials, and/or semiconductor chemistry, quality management standards / systems (e.g ISO, FDA).
Advanced understanding of metrology and surface characterization techniques, solid mathematics, statistics, and experimental design, is also an advantage.

Candidates should also have demonstrated the ability to overcome technical challenges at the interface of physics, biology, chemistry and materials science in a fast-paced, environment within an interdisciplinary team setting, and possess demonstrated expertise in leading resolution of multi-disciplinary, cross-departmental technical and managerial challenges.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency. SRG, winners of the Recruitment Professional Awards 2011 'Best Company to work for' and 'Best People Development Business' awards, and the only "highly commended" company in the Annual Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2011, for 'Best Small Recruitment Agency to Work For'.