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LC-MS/MS SCIENTIST

The RxCelerate group is an out-sourced drug development platform and is one of the fastest growing companies in the UK.

Our client base ranges from virtual biotech companies all the way up to some of the top 15 global pharmaceutical giants. We design and deliver complete drug development programs and project management for our clients, from inception through to Phase II clinical studies, designing customised experiments, never opting for “off the shelf” solutions.

We are currently looking to recruit a LC-MS/MS scientist to expand our department based at the beautiful Babraham Research Campus. This is an exciting time to join our team as we scale up to support our growing global footprint and client base. Our numerous success stories speak for themselves as we have become the drug developer of choice for many of the UK’s top venture backed biotech start-ups.

The Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a full time LC-MS/MS scientist to broaden their experience in an expanding bioanalysis department that operates in both a research and GxP environment and is equipped with the latest Waters Xevo TQ-XS mass spectrometer.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and validate novel quantitative methods for small molecule, protein, and peptide analysis using LC-MS/MS techniques.
  • Involved in routine sample analysis of a variety of matrices and tissue for both regulated and non-regulated studies, using a range of sample preparation techniques.
  • Support the day to day running of the lab and the business.
  • Be involved in the preparation of plans and reports.

Skills/Requirements

  • A graduate or PhD with ideally 2 year’s practical experience with LC-MS/MS. 
  • Experience in developing novel analytical methods.
  • Experience with peptide and protein mass spectrometry is desirable. 
  • A positive attitude and an inquisitive nature.
  • Ability to multitask and work across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to review and assimilate new information rapidly and effectively.
  • Highly organised and self-motivated with a track record of performing experiments with minimal supervision
  • Meticulous attention to detail in experimental report writing.
  • Strong communication skills, with proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent level of computer literacy.

This is a challenging and rewarding role for which all applicants with an appropriate scientific background are encouraged to apply.

RxCelerate offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus scheme and company benefit package.

Application process

When applying for this role, please include a cover letter outlining how you meet the competencies described above. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae in PDF format to careers@rxcelerate.com by Monday 1st March.

Informal enquires can also be directed to this email address.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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