Laboratory Scientist

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Scientific

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Alannah Fisher

  • Contact email:

    alannah.fisher@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/547550

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-21

  • Start date:

    ASAP

R&D Microbiologist
Diagnostics/Pharmaceutical
Liverpool
£24,000 per annum

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for 2 x R&D Microbiologists to join a diagnostics company, who specialise in delivering microbiological diagnostic products for clinical, industrial and veterinary testing.

The responsibilities of the R&D Microbiologist role:

* Carry out existing product and new product development activities as agreed under the general supervision of the Senior R&D Scientist.
* To be responsible for performing scientific and documentary activities related to regulatory requirements e.g. European IVDD and IVDR, to the agreed scientific and regulatory standards and promptly reporting deviations.
* Conduct literature reviews related to investigations being undertaken, conducting and, where necessary, enhancing experimental design, carrying out research studies, analysis of experimental data, reporting of studies in the form of a written report as per laboratory standards and ensuring raw materials are available as required for investigative studies.
* Carry out Microbiological Validation studies
* Supporting senior staff to provide a high standard of technical service and support including the investigation of customer complaints, production problems and assistance with validation studies.

The successful candidate for the R&D Microbiologist role will have:

* BSc Honours in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biomedical Science or appropriate science with documented route to state registration approved by the Institute of Biomedical Science
* Good understanding of QA, GMP, IVD Directive and ISO9001:2000 guidelines.
* Publication of laboratory work in peer reviewed journal.
* Previous laboratory work experience
* Work in research or method validation environment.

If you are an experienced Microbiologist with experience in industry or an NHS laboratory then please apply now!

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