Covance Analytical/Mass Spectrometry Scientist - Metabolism in Harrogate, United Kingdom
We are currently recruiting for a Scientist within our Metabolism department at our Harrogate site, North Yorkshire.
We are looking for a skilled and experienced scientist to provide specialist analytical and mass spectrometry support. This is a key role providing qualitative and quantitative characterisation of components in a variety of matrices from in vivo and in vitro metabolism studies.
The successful candidate will
Principally be involved in the extraction and LC-MS/MS analysis of samples from a number of study types using state of the art equipment (e.g. Ion Mobility and Q-ToF)
Work alongside Study Directors, providing interpretation and scientific reports of data generated for inclusion in regulatory documents.
Be able to develop methods, troubleshoot and provide solutions to issues as they arise.
Be able to effectively communicate results and scientific rationale to both internal and external customers.
Be expected to mentor and provide guidance for more junior members of staff.
Have a flexible approach and willingness to support other colleagues in a busy environment
Education / Qualifications
- You will typically be educated to PhD or BSc/MSc in a relevant life science subject. Relevant experience may be substituted for academic qualifications.
The successful candidate would
Have good analytical chemistry skills with expertise in preparation and analysis of samples by LC-MS
Have a sound understanding of chromatographic techniques along with experience of compound identification by mass spectrometry methods.
Be highly motivated and capable of strategic thinking in this area along with having a strong client focus
Have strong communication and planning/organisation skills.
Ideally have experience of interpreting LC-MS data and report preparation
Preferably have experience of working in a regulatory environment and/or knowledge of metabolism and familiarity in the use of radiolabelled compounds
Job Number 2018-19369
Job Category Scientific Advanced Degree
Position Type Full-Time
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