Senior Method Development Scientist (open to visa sponsorship)

£30k – £43k per annum

Job Details:

If you are looking for a company where you can gain exposure to a wide variety of science and explore a multitude of career paths across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Labcorp Drug Development as a Senior Method Development Scientist.

Please note we are open to visa sponsorship, if required.

In this role, you will act as a scientific expert as well as planning, designing and leading a team where appropriate for the efficient development and transfer of complex non-regulatory analytical methods. This will involve using a variety of analytical techniques or undertaking original research to develop new techniques in order to establish methods suitable for generating and interpreting scientific data in a timely and cost effective manner. Where necessary you will provide support to other teams within the department, working closely with other Method Development Scientists, Lead Scientists and Analysts to ensure studies are performed according to scientific and technical standards and are in-line with Sponsor requirements.

In more details, you will…

  • Perform complex method development/transfer activities/alternative modalities, including method writing and complex method development laboratory work and problem solving (and all associated activities) applying in-depth practical/theoretical knowledge of relevant concepts and techniques.
  • Be responsible for decision making based on the data generated and effective communication with internal and external parties to meet and exceed Sponsor requirements. Anticipate problems that may affect timing, quality, delivery etc. and take appropriate action to resolve any issues, ensuring that regulatory requirements are met and additional costs are captured. Take responsibility to share Sponsor feedback to the study team.
  • Lead complex troubleshooting across all aspects of the lab (development, validation, and sample analysis)
  • Be responsible for ensuring all studies are archived according to current SOP
  • Understand financial process and financial/resource issues. Responsible for ensuring all study costs are accurate and up to date.
  • Oversee and drive evaluation of existing departmental procedures and systems locally and globally
  • Be responsible for organizing and hosting Sponsor visits (internal and external)
  • Proactively mentor junior method development scientists thereby promoting talent development.
  • Contribute to the generation of scientific papers, which are published in peer reviewed journals, and presented in scientific meetings.
  • Contribute to long-range planning and technical policies of the department.

Working conditions:

  • May work with potentially hazardous substances and/or radioisotopes.
  • Mandatory immunizations and screening as required.
  • Overtime and weekend work as required.

Thrive personally and professionally at Labcorp Drug Development

Working at Labcorp Drug Development, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare and making a difference in people’s life.

In addition, Labcorp Drug Development offers great benefits, global experience and the opportunity to work independently within a team-oriented environment.

What we’re looking for

Senior Method Development Scientists are the most successful at Labcorp with:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in science plus at least 5+ years of relevant work experience with at least 3+ years of experience performing Bioanalytical method development on ELISA or PhD plus 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment and analytical instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines for specific area.
  • Knowledge of automation technologies.
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of troubleshooting relevant technologies.
  • Attending technical conferences and exhibits as required.
  • Understanding of the drug development process, regulatory requirements and the scientific techniques of Bioanalytical studies required.

Get to know Labcorp Drug Development

At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations.

Here, you can join our more than 75,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people’s lives.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

Job Category: Biotech
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Harrogate

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