Owlstone Medical’s mission is to save 100,000 lives and save health care providers $1.5B. With several major projects underway to develop disease screening and diagnosis based on detection of metabolic products in breath.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Lead Chemist position based in Cambridge, UK. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing developing, validating, and optimizing analytical methods and associated Breath Biopsy methods, from early pre-clinical stages to commercial product development, targeting both research and In-Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) use.
The successful candidate will be based in the chemistry department and act as a technical lead, providing expert analytical technical guidance to key project stakeholders as well as other chemistry team members. The selected candidate will be able to draw upon deep analytical (GC-MS highly recommended) method development knowledge to quickly gain a holistic overview of all internally run analytical processes and associated projects to provide direction and feedback for the involved team. Strong communication skills will be also required to ensure continuity between key stakeholders from other departmental teams working on different strands of the developing assay.
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