Senior Scientist - IMS

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Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, England
20 Apr 2021
18 May 2021
Terri Brand
R & D
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management

A new position has opened for a Senior Scientist - IMS to join a biotechnology organisation who are focused on saving lives and reducing healthcare costs by advancing early detection and precision medicine. This role will be on a permanent basis and will be located in Cambridge.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible to plan and undertake experiments intrinsic to the organisation's assay/application/product development projects with a focus on GC-FAIMS development.
  • Provision of mentorship and development of the technical team in partnership with line managers.
  • Responsible to maintain accurate up to date Laboratory records.
  • Theoretical research activities.
  • Experimental design.
  • Ensure experimental work adheres to department processes.
  • Experimental report writing and information dissemination.
  • Lead troubleshooting activities.
  • Define and implement instrument preventative maintenance activities and schedules.
  • In addition to this, you will also be expected to play an active role in the success of the department.

Key Skills:

  • Mentoring.
  • Influencing.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Complex problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to follow procedures accurately.


  • You will a higher degree in a relevant analytical science Discipline.
  • Previous experience in working with GC systems.
  • Previous experience in Instrumentation development.
  • Previous experience in working with IMS and/or FAIMS systems.
  • Previous experience in instrument fault-finding, maintenance, and repair.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

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