R&D Scientist

Job Title: R&D Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, England
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-08
Reference: BH-106020
Contact Name: Paul Rees
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2019 14:37

Job Description

R&D Scientist - Perm - IVD - Highly Competitive Salary

I am currently recruiting a R&D Scientist position with a global leading Biotechnology and Medical device company. This position is based in their toxicology department and is responsible for developing, validating and supporting new drug abuse tests within a fast paced multidisciplinary team focus on ringing out state of the art rapid diagnostic kits. 

  • Assist with development, verification and validation of new lateral flow drugs of abuse immunoassay's products in saliva
  • Design robust experimentation strategies and conduct complex experiments to support the department research projects and guidelines
  • Work within a team to solve problems that arise throughout the design, development, validation and product support stages of the product life cycle
  • Use analytical techniques to characterize what influences product performance and conduct optimization studies to get to the best design
  • Maintain records of laboratory activities according to regulatory procedures.
  • Author and execute verification and validation studies and reports
  • Help resolve issues identified during studies or other steps towards final development 
  • Author documents to support the Quality System and ISO 13485 accreditation (Planned Deviations, Unplanned Deviations, CAPAs, technical justifications)

  • Degree in a related scientific field (Toxicology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Immunology, Molecular Biology etc)
  • Ideally have scientific experience developing assays (prefferably lateral flow, however not essentail)
  • Role will include operating some semi-automated and automated pneumatic, mechanical and electrical equipment, and will involve working with some hazardous laboratory chemical and potentially infectious human samples
  • Individual will be expected to provide samples for R&D testing.

Please apply online or for more informaiton please call Paul