Job Ref: J24840
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 02 January 2018
  • England, UK
  • £18,000 - £21,000 per Annum
  • Behruz Sheikh
  • 0161 868 2202

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An exciting opportunity for a recent graduate or experienced scientist to join a technical team on an initial temporary rolling contract with high likelihood of a view to permanency.

Job Title: Scientist

Vacancy type: Temporary (view to permanent)

Salary: up to £21K

Location: North West

SRG are working with a well-established, award-winning company delivering testing services to the legal community, members of the public and companies across the UK. The successful Scientist will be responsible for performing the routine analysis using immunoassay, chromatography and spectroscopy techniques.


  • Analysis of samples for drug and alcohol biomarkers using a range of immunoassay, LC-Ms-MS and GC-MS-MS techniques.
  • Evaluating and processing data for the purpose of analytical reports
  • Supporting the toxicology team with the preparation of reagents and samples and conducting general laboratory maintenance.
  • Calibration and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation
  • Adhering to GLP regulations and quality standards


  • Experience working in a laboratory environment
  • Knowledge of LC-MS and GC-MS
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good team worker
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

The successful Scientist will be degree qualified or equivalent in a scientific discipline and must have appropriate skills together with underpinning knowledge. Experience in using Masslynx software would be highly advantageous.

SRG are the UK number 1 recruitment company specialising in the science, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, renewable, biotech, chemicals and medical devices sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Jenni Bates at . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Jenni on 0161 868 2222.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: Liquid Chromatography, Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectroscopy, LCMS, GCMS, LCMS-MS, GCMS-MS, Masslynx, GMP, GLP, GCP, cGMP, cGLP, Toxicology, DNA, RNA, immunoassay, Forensic testing, DNA testing, drug toxicity, Toxicity, DNA assay, DNA extraction

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.