Tranent, UK
Posted by: Charles River
12 Apr
11 Jun expires

Scientific and Laboratory Management - Technical / Scientific

Tranent, UK
Job Description

At our world class facility in Elphinstone, Tranent (close to Edinburgh), our Environmental Fate and Metabolism department currently has an exciting career opportunity for an Assistant Scientist 1.

Key Responsibilities for this role are:

• Set up and maintenance of test systems.
• Application of wet chemistry (solvent extraction, sample concentration and purification) and chromatographic techniques (TLC, HPLC) to investigate the metabolism and fate of pharmaceuticals, animal health products and agrochemicals in mammalian and / or environmental test    systems.
• Compiling results summaries and communicating these effectively to other scientists.

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Desired Skills & Experience

Applicants should have:
• Excellent communication skills.
• An Honours degree or equivalent in chemistry or a life science subject with a chemistry related component.
• An enthusiastic approach to science.
• Experience in analytical techniques (e.g. sample processing and chromatography) would be an advantage although not essential since training will be provided.
• Experience in the use of radioisotopes would be advantageous but not essential since training will be provided.

  Boston, MA, USA
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
 Tranent, UK