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Senior Bio Analytical Scientist - Dundee

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 972 Date Posted: Tuesday 01 May 2018
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Senior Scientist – Bioanalysis (GLP)

Entrust are currently supporting an impressive, growing science led business who are focused on delivering a comprehensive platform of services to clients requiring innovative science based solutions.

The role is offered on a full time permanent basis and is based on their site in Dundee.

The Senior Scientist position is a pivotal role within the Analytical Sciences Team and will be focussed on supporting regulatory (GLP) bioanalysis. 

You will be responsible for leading activities relating to regulatory bioanalysis performed at the Dundee site and would work closely with the Team Leader of Analytical Sciences and Quality Assurance to ensure that work is resourced and executed to the highest scientific and regulatory standards. You will also have the opportunity to work with operational management, business development and senior management on the strategic development of the business.

General Responsibilities:

  • Act as Study Director, Principal Investigator or Analytical Phase Manager (where appropriate) for regulatory studies (Bioanalysis and Formulation analysis).
  • Develop and Validate chromatographic methods (LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, HPLC and GC) for bioanalytical support of GLP studies to current regulatory (FDA/EMEA) standards
  • Develop and Validate chromatographic methods (LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, HPLC and GC) for formulation analysis to current regulatory (FDA/EMEA) standards.
  • When required, assist in the Study analysis of all bioanalytical and DMPK studies (regulatory and non-regulatory) performed within the Dundee site
  • Contribute and author scientific publications
  • Operate in line with the company protocols and business strategy
  • Author and assist in the review of SOPs and other business process documents
  • Act as an ambassador for the business and in doing so proactively promoting the company brand and values both internally and externally.
  • Pro-actively identify opportunities for continuous improvement, profitability, quality and efficient ways of working.
  • Generates a culture of collaboration and team work.
  • Assist with analysis planning and defining the scope of analysis in relation to instruments available.

Ideally you will have a strong background in the following:

  • Higher degree (Master or Doctorate) in related discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of chromatographic and mass spectrometric techniques essential.
  • Experience of acting as Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or Analytical Phase Manager essential.
  • Experience with Sciex equipment and Analyst software highly advantageous.
  • Experience of supporting bioanalytical studies within regulatory (GLP) framework essential.
  • Knowledge of market conditions, opportunities and competition desirable.
  • Understanding of customer base and commercial awareness also desirable.
  • Influencing and negotiation skills.
  • High-level interpersonal skills.
  • Robust time management capability

My client offers:

  • A great working environment
  • Great Career Progression
  • Market Leading Staff Salary
  • Outstanding Company Benefits  

If you are interested in discussing things further then please contact me on 01224 608988 or email

Entrust People are a specialist European life sciences resourcing partner who is dedicated to finding the best talent in the niche disciplines which our business supports