1 month ago

Lead IVD Scientist (12 month FTC)

Manchester 36K - 45K Permanent

Lead IVD Scientist (12 month FTC)

Our client is an innovative research and manufacturing organisation with a varied diagnostics portfolio. They offer the chance to work at the forefront of emerging technologies.

The Lead Scientist will have ownership of technical projects and provide scientific leadership. You will also be responsible for carrying out wet lab works and design of research studies.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide scientific expertise and technical leadership on projects
  • Identify strategic & tactical improvements
  • Support and contribute to implementation of development processes
  • Scientific input and Statistical analysis into study design and data interpretation, including supporting Bioinformatics team.
  • Contribute to overall project planning and reporting
  • Ensure planning and reporting of studies and work-packages is accurate and detailed
  • Mentoring and management of junior staff members

Qualifications / Experience


  • A relevant life science degree (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics)
  • 10 years + minimum relevant work experience!
  • Strong experience with development of IVD assays and molecular diagnostics
  • Some NGS sequencing experience would be helpful but is not essential
  • Excellent communication and report writing abilities
  • Proactive self-starter

If you are interested in applying for this role please click apply now!

Harris Lord is acting as an employment agency for this role.

Keywords: IVD, in vitro diagnostic, diagnostics, testing, NGS, sequencing, RNA, DNA, molecular, assay development, CE, medical device, 13485, ISO, lead, senior, project manager, immunoassay, immune-assay, vaccine, biotechnology, biologics.

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