Opening For Assistant Scientist :Charles River

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Assistant Scientist :Charles River

At Charles River, we take a passionate approach to improving human and animal health. Our motivating force is the knowledge that our high quality of work provides people with the potential to live healthier and better lives. Scientific excellence and outstanding customer service are the hallmarks of Charles River.
At our world class preclinical facility in Elphinstone, Tranent (close to Edinburgh), our Formulation & Analytical Chemistry Service provides support to the above sectors by providingchemistry formulation and analytical support for toxicology areas and external Sponsors. We now have the following exciting opportunity for an ambitious Analyst:
The main duties of the Analyst include participating in specifically allocated projects whilst taking absolute and sole responsibility for ensuring the quality and accuracy of their own work. Duties will include analytical method development and validation, as well as routine analysis in support of major toxicology programmes. You will be expected to introduce ideas for discussion and maintain a legible and permanent record of all results obtained together with relevant supporting data.
You will have graduated with an Honours degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a Chemistry related subject and have analytical laboratory experience. Effective organisational skills and time management are essential as well as the ability to deal with people of all levels and working as part of a team. You should be able to communicate effectively, have good problem solving skills and be able to work to tight deadlines and record data accurately.
A basic understanding of the pharmaceutical, bio-technology, vet sciences or agrochemicals industry is desirable as well as knowledge of GLP. Knowledge of regulatory requirements and some analytical experience using HPLC and GC would be an advantage.

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