Senior Scientist

Job Title: Senior Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-02-20
Reference: BH-100080
Contact Name: Syeda Islam
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2019 21:02

Job Description

Senior Scientist – Hertfordshire - Contract – 12 Months

Senior Scientist – Key Responsibilities
  • Comparator based on Discovery business area. Assists in new research directions and novel strategies to achieve project or department goals.
  • Performs complex data management tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Develops understanding of regulatory requirements, if applicable.
  • Designs and executes new methods and protocols related to area of expertise and/or proactively incorporates new technology or techniques into practice with minimal supervision.
  • Executes a wide range of experiments/technical studies/tasks independently based on protocol.
  • Identifies and troubleshoots problems in the execution of experimental processes/technical studies/tasks; interprets results and communicates to his/her supervisor and/or designs next logical step of experiments based on interpretation of results.
  • Contributes to scientific papers and internal reports.
  • May supervise students and/or a small number of staff.
Senior Scientist – Key Requirements
  • Masters in a relevant Life Sciences subjectSound theoretical and practical scientific knowledge and expertise along with industry experience
  • A technical understanding of experimental design suggesting effective methods to achieve reliable and high quality data
  • Fully understanding of experimental rationale and hypothesis
  • Able to utilise resources available in industry along with research from academia to establish supporting material
  • Good understanding of working and maintaining GLP
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision

This is a contract role and to be considered candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. If successful you can expect a competitive salary package as well as the opportunity to join a world leader in global pharma.

Please contact Syeda Afsana Islam on 0161 942 4000 for more information on rates and applying.

Senior Scientist – Hertfordshire - Contract – 12 Months