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Analytical/Mass Spectrometry Scientist - Metabolism

Covance 4/27/2018 1:17:00 PM
JOB ID: 19369 Category: Scientific Advanced Degree
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Scientist within our Metabolism department at our Harrogate site, North Yorkshire.

We are looking for a skilled and Experience d scientist to provide specialist analytical and mass spectrometry support. This is a key role providing qualitative and quantitative characterisation of components in a variety of matrices from in vivo and in vitro metabolism studies.

The successful candidate will

* Principally be involved in the extraction and LC-MS/MS analysis of samples from a number of study types using state of the art equipment (e.g. Ion Mobility and Q-ToF)
* Work alongside Study Directors, providing interpretation and scientific reports of data generated for inclusion in regulatory documents.
* Be able to develop methods, troubleshoot and provide solutions to issues as they arise.
* Be able to effectively communicate results and scientific rationale to both internal and external customers.
* Be expected to mentor and provide guidance for more junior members of staff.
* Have a flexible approach and willingness to support other colleagues in a busy environment

Education / Qualifications

* You will typically be educated to PhD or BSc/MSc in a relevant life science subject. Relevant Experience may be substituted for academic qualifications.


The successful candidate would

* Have good analytical chemistry skills with expertise in preparation and analysis of samples by LC-MS
* Have a sound understanding of chromatographic techniques along with Experience of compound identification by mass spectrometry methods.
* Be highly motivated and capable of strategic thinking in this area along with having a strong client focus
* Have strong communication and planning/organisation skills.
* Ideally have Experience of interpreting LC-MS data and report preparation
* Preferably have Experience of working in a regulatory environment and/or knowledge of metabolism and familiarity in the use of radiolabelled compounds

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Harrogate, UK - United Kingdom


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).