Senior/Research Scientist (IVD)

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00056092
  • Consultant: Phoebe Walker
  • Contact: 01246 457737
  • Date Published: 20.11.2023
  • Sector: Medical Devices, Diagnostics
  • Location: Gateshead, North East
  • Discipline: Research & Development

CK Group are recruiting for a Research Scientists at mid level and senior level to join a leading medical diagnostics company at their site based in Gateshead on a permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client are a leading medical diagnostic company with an international reputation, specialising in the design, manufacture and support of IVD analysers and reagents.

These positions are full time Monday to Friday (daytime hours), based in Gateshead.

The successful candidates wouldjoin the Capillary Electrophoresis Research and Development Department and have the opportunity to join a small, high performance team developing and supporting the next generation of CE assays and associated software.

As Research Scientist level, you would be involved in activities such as taking receipt of new projects for the development of Capillary Electrophoresis tests, investigating and troubleshooting the cause of poor product or software performance and updating processes within the manufacturing and QC departments to prevent the reoccurrence of these issues.

For this role, a minimum of 2-3 years post-graduate laboratory/R&D experience is required and experience within the IVD industry would be desirable.

At Senior Research Scientist level, you would be responsible for specifying, planning and documenting CE projects including, method development, instrument validation, and regulatory projects. You will also be responsible for overseeing junior members of staff and ensuring the highest possible standards of technical and regulatory compliance of the whole department.

For this role, candidates must have a minimum of 5+ years post-graduate laboratory/R&D experience is and experience within the IVD industry would be highly desirable.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56092 in all correspondence.

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