Biomedical Scientist / Senior Scientist

Biomedical Scientist / Senior Scientist

Life Sciences

Location Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary £20,000 - £40,000

Contract Permanent

Reference HMBIOMED

Date Posted


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A rapidly growing Medical Diagnostics company is urgently recruiting Biomedical Scientists and Senior Scientists to join their brand new labs in Newcastle city centre. The ideal candidates will have HCPC registration along with PCR and ELISA experience in a laboratory setting.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Perform pre- and post-analytical procedures, mainly using PCR and ELISA; further responsibilities will include wider range of techniques and results entering
  • Support the development of biomarker discovery diagnostic tests for the rapid detection of disease-specific deletions
  • Routine sample acceptance & logging, request forms, data entry and recording using LIMS
  • Pre-analytical processing of patient samples
  • Handle all telephone queries from service users
  • General lab maintenance (cleaning and disposing of samples)
  • Assist in routine equipment maintenance, troubleshooting and reporting faults to supervisors
  • Ensure all technical standards are maintained by adhering to SOPs and following all H&S guidelines
  • Assist with management of stocks, reagents and consumables
  • Participate in internal and external quality control schemes
  • Participate in continued professional development

Ideal Skills & Qualifications:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in Biomedical Science or similar
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council (HCPC); required
  • Specialist Diploma training by a registered body e.g. Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS); highly desirable
  • Proven experience in PCR, sequencing and ELISA in a GMP/GLP laboratory
  • Knowledge of basic techniques including HPLC, GC, SDS-Page, Western Blotting, and Electrophoresis
  • Flexible and adaptable with excellent time management and organisation
  • Excellent communication skills across all departments

Salary banding will be dependent on level of experience. If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet (07851 246 846) at CY Partners.

Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, many sites will be limiting visitors, including for interviews. The next steps in this process will be a video call interview.

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