Principal Scientist

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Chemicals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££35k - 45k per year
Contact name: Rebecca Tilston

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Job ref: 7152
Published: 25 days ago

Principal Scientist

A well known Drug Discovery laboratory is looking for a Principal Scientist to join them on a permanent, full time basis. The successful scientist will play a leading role in the design and development of new treatments for specific diseases.

Key Responsibilities for the Principal Scientist

  • Responsible for the Analytical and Characterisation techniques for the development of Hydrogels.
  • Lead the team of R+D Scientists for formulation of Hydrogels.
  • Participate and sometimes lead project work as required.
  • Writing technical documentation, such as reports and batch manufacturing records.
  • Assisting with validation activities such as  PQ, OQ IQ and DQ.
  • Create and update protocols and reports.

Requirements for the Principal Scientist

  • PhD in Chemistry or related subject.
  • Minimum of 2 years working within pharmaceutical formulation.
  • An understanding of Hydrogels is an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate with external suppliers.

Benefits for the Principal Scientist

  • 25 days + Bank Holidays
  • Free on-site parking
  • Internal progression

To apply for the Principal Scientist upload an up-to-date CV in word format (no more than 2 pages)