Owlstone Medical has a new Senior Scientist position available within our analytical science department.
We are looking for someone with Ion mobility spectrometry instrumentation and application development experience as well as practical Gas Chromatography to help develop and validate our proprietary in house instrumental techniques and methodologies for biomarker discovery.
KEY TASKS / ACCOUNTABILITIES
The following competencies form the core strength of the analytical science department, you will have a detailed knowledge of the below competencies and will be able to critically evaluate and adapt them, as necessary.
You will be expected to demonstrate a practical application of them as well the ability to supervise others applying them.
Understands the importance of clear communication adapted in a manner suitable for the audience
e.g Applying knowledge of basic chemical concepts and theories to set research questions with appropriate confidence limits, choose correct analysis technique and proficient instrument operation).
Also understands the importance of compliance to processes that are there to identify and mitigate workplace hazards
When technique deviates from those established ranges and limits will be able to effectively troubleshoot.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE
About Owlstone Medical
Owlstone Medical () is on a mission to save 100,000 lives and $1.5 billion in healthcare costs through the development and application of Breath Biopsy®.
This involves collecting volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and respiratory droplets from breath, which can provide information about metabolic activity and markers related to health and disease.
Breath sampling has substantial advantages for the early detection of disease and to enable precision medicine approaches to patient care.
To realize these advantages, Owlstone Medical offers Research Products and Services for biomarker discovery and is developing tests in applications including cancer, liver disease, asthma, and environmental exposure.
Our work includes partnerships with major organizations including AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, the Cleveland Clinic, and the NHS and our platform is in use at well over 100 clinical and academic sites worldwide.
Our leadership in breath is underpinned by our world-class and varied team, including systems engineers, clinical scientists, analytical chemists, artificial intelligence specialists and clinical trials coordinators.
The Owlstone group also commercializes a range of highly innovative products based on its proprietary FAIMS chemical sensing technology in other markets including Scientific, Industrial Process Control, Military and Homeland Defense.
We offer a relaxed, friendly, flexible and international working environment with a strong and vibrant team-spirit. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package that includes an Employee share options scheme and private medical insurance and your work will have a clear impact on people’s lives.
If you want to experience the buzz of a thriving start-up company set to succeed on a global scale, Owlstone Medical could be the place for you.
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