Metabolite Identification Expert – Sandwich, Kent

York Bioanalytical Solutions is the premier, independent UK-based provider of bioanalytical, metabolism and ADME services to the world’s pharmaceutical industry. As such, we have strong ideas about the value of our staff in providing a top quality scientific service to our clients and recognise the importance of providing an environment in which our employees feel valued and can develop to the best of their abilities.

Following significant expansion of our DMPK section, we require an experienced scientist to join our friendly, professional team. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the delivery of metabolite characterisation studies in support of human or animal health drug discovery and development, at our facility at Discovery Park in Sandwich, Kent.


The ideal candidate will have:
• In-depth knowledge of metabolite characterisation strategies across drug discovery and development
• Significant expertise in the application of relevant analytical tools to metabolite characterisation studies, including HPLC, radiochemical
detection, UV and mass spectrometry (both nominal mass and high-resolution)
• Detailed understanding of metabolism and enzymology and their significance to drug discovery and drug development programs
• Ability to design and perform iterative metabolism experiments and troubleshoot analytical issues
• Ability to train others to perform all aspects of metabolite characterisation studies
• Flexibility to undertake multiple, potentially complex studies in parallel
• Aptitude for scientific publications, presentations and customer interactions
• A meticulous approach to record keeping and report preparation


Candidates will ideally be educated to degree or higher degree level in a relevant scientific subject. At least 5 years’ experience of work in a metabolite characterisation role is essential. The grading of the role is flexible dependent on experience and relevant qualifications


If you would like to work in a friendly and flexible environment and feel you have the right qualities, please send a detailed CV to:

Angus Nedderman, York Bioanalytical Solutions, Discovery Park House, Discovery Park, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9ND;


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