Scientist Supervisor

Posted 04 Oct 2019

Edinburgh, Scotland - United Kingdom

Req Id 197938


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your Role: An exciting opportunity has become available for a Scientist Supervisor to join our team in Pentlands. Leading the Scientist team, acting as Study Director/Responsible Scientist and reporting to the Laboratory Manager, you will be responsible for the conduct of regulatory in vivo studies. In this function, you are able to apply your managerial skills, mentoring and coaching 7 Scientists from different background and gathering team efforts to achieve common goals. Your hands-on and mentoring approach allows you to support and develop your team, focusing at 80% on managerial responsibilities and at 20% on study work. You will be leading scientific discussions during client and regulatory meetings, supporting audits and contributing to improve the facility. Responsibilities include collating and reporting of study metrics, responding to routine assay sales enquiries as well as reviewing and monitoring assay performance. 


Who You Are

  • You gained a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a GLP/GMP laboratory or related environment
  • You graduated from a BSc, MSc or PhD in a relevant scientific subject
  • You gained practical experience in the field of in vivo testing or related Life Science
  • You have supervisory experience of scientists or equivalent
  • You possess excellent Written and verbal communication
  • You have great analytical skills coupled with strong attention to detail

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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