Principal Scientist - Regulatory Bioanalysis

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Science and Research

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Bsc,Master of Science,phD

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United Kingdom,--Dundee,Dundee,

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Principal Scientist - Regulatory Bioanalysis

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Date Posted :

16 Nov, 2018

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A full time permanent position has become available in our clients well known fast growing business.

The Principal Scientist is a pivotal role within the Drug Discovery and Development services.

You would be required to lead and manage the regulatory bioanalytical studies across all sites that offer regulatory bioanalytical services.

To be successful in this role you would help grow and develop the IDDS strategy for development for all elements of regulatory bioanalysis for integrated services and well as standalone services that support the client base.

You would be working closely with Team Leader of Analytical Sciences, Business Development (BD) and Quality Assurance to ensure that work is resourced and executed to the highest scientific and regulatory standards.

The successful candidate will also be expected to work with operational management and senior management on the strategic development of the business.

Travel between sites may be required.

Main Duties:

* In conjunction with Group Head of Bioanalysis and DMPK, lead and execute the regulatory bioanalysis services.
* Act as Study Director, Principal Investigator or Analytical Phase Manager (where appropriate) for regulatory studies (GLP and clinical bioanalysis).
* Act as laboratory leader and train all other members of the Bioanalysis and DMPK group across all IDDS sites to be able to develop and validate chromatographic (LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, HPLC and GC) and ligand binding methods for support of studies to current industry and regulatory (FDA/EMEA) standards.
* Provide regulatory expertise for bioanalytical studies across all IDDS sites.
* When required, assist in the Study analysis of all bioanalytical and DMPK studies (regulatory and non-regulatory).
* Lead and author scientific publications.
* Act as IDDS wide mentor to all members of the organisation.
* 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.
* Comply with health and safety requirements of the site as stated within company policy, procedure and practice.
* Communicating effectively with colleagues throughout the business to share resources, technical knowledge and generally support all forms of business activity.
* Generates a culture of collaboration and team work.
* Assist with analysis planning and defining the scope of analysis in relation to instruments available.
* Assist the Team Leader of Analytical Sciences (Dundee) and other Principal Scientists in reviewing instrument resource planning and utilisation in the labs.
* Assisting with initiating, managing and controlling contracts and managing commercial issues regarding laboratories and facility.
* Assist the Team Leader of Analytical Sciences (Dundee) and other Principal Scientists in organising repairs, maintenance of laboratory equipment and facilities.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in chemistry (or related discipline) essential.
* Higher degree (Master or Doctorate) in related discipline highly advantageous.
* Extensive knowledge and experience of chromatographic and mass spectrometric techniques in support of bioanalysis studies essential.
* Knowledge of Ligand Binding Assays (LBA) method development and application highly advantageous.
* Experience of acting as Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or Analytical Phase Manager essential.

* Experience with Sciex and Waters equipment highly advantageous.
* Experience of supporting bioanalytical studies within regulatory 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.
* Ability to travel between both Dundee and Manchester


* Competitive salary
* Development plan
* Pension scheme
* Healthcare plan
* Retail discount scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* Discounted GYM membership

Please apply here or call Robyn Clendinning on 0141 272 7793

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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