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Mass Spec - Technical Specialist

Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Competitive
Ref: ALS 2196

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Mass Spectrometry Technical Specialist to provide expertise in conduct of small molecule metabolism identification studies for new product development.

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum of a BSc in a Chemistry related degree
  • Strong knowledge and experience of working with LC-MS/MS
  • Expertise in method development and experience of metabolite identification by mass spectrometry
  • GLP experience is strongly desired
  • Knowledge of metabolic reactions is essential

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting analytical and metabolite identification work for both regulatory and non‑regulatory in-vitro, in-vivo and clinical studies to successfully fulfil all the requirements of a study to the timelines stated in the Study Plan/Analytical Work Plan, under direction of the Study Director or Analytical Project Manager.
  • Responsible for the development of LC‑MS/MS chromatographic methods within the group and to act as an expert consultant on the development of chromatographic methods within the wider Metabolism Department.
  • To take an active role in improvement/new service development projects in metabolite analysis and to carry out internal R&D projects to support the development of new techniques.
  • Work with Study Director/Analytical Project Manager on client communication, contributing scientifically to client discussions, as appropriate.
  • Interpret the relevant data and prepare accurate scientific study updates/technical documents and contribute to report generation.
  • To act as a supervisor/instructor in areas of expertise; provide troubleshooting assistance and training for less experienced members of staff in method development, HPLC instrument set-up.

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic.  To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.