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Senior Scientist (24823)

£38,000 to £48,000

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Push the boundaries of Mass Spectrometry

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the R&D team of a Mass Spectrometry equipment manufacturer. As the Senior Scientist you will be applying your LC-MS experience to push the boundaries and improve the capabilities of their current designs.

You will have an excellent technical degree from a world-leading university providing you with a solid grounding in Physics, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline. It is very likely you used mass spectrometer systems as part of a PhD earlier in your career. Previous commercial experience of using LC-MS equipment is an advantage.

In summary the requirements include:

  • MSc / PhD in experimental physics, biophysics or similar
  • Extensive scientific instrumentation experience especially mass spectrometry or liquid chromatography technology
  • Background in bioprocessing process analytics including multi-attribute method, PAT, molecular diagnostics
  • Broad hands-on experience of vacuum systems, ion optics, molecular diagnostics and bioprocessing analytics
  • Good troubleshooter with laboratory, instrumentation, and PC-based data acquisition experience
  • Further experience of data processing (Python / VB / LabVIEW) would be desirable
  • An understanding of importance of IP is beneficial
  • Confident client facing skills when driving external projects

Based outside the M25 in Surrey, this company offers an excellent opportunity to work in the following technologies; ion optics, vacuum systems, atmospheric / electrospray ionisation and mass spectrometer systems. Experience of these technologies is extremely beneficial enabling you to assist in product development.

Keywords: Scientific analytical equipment, mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, LC-MS, ion optics, vacuum systems, atmospheric / electrospray ionisation, Surrey

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