Welcome to Scintillant Life Sciences Recruitment

Careers in Life Sciences

    • Scintillant Recruitment - exclusively focused to the placement of key scientists within the Life Sciences sector in the UK and Europe.
    • Scintillant Recruitment - a niche specialist agency with an intricate understanding of the Life Sciences sector.
    • Scintillant Recruitment - the identification and placement of the optimum candidate to the satisfaction of both candidate and client.
    • Scintillant Recruitment - over 40 years scientific and commercial experience in Life Sciences.

Top 10 Candidates

  • Biotechnology Business Development Professional
    21
    Feb
    Commercial Biotechnology Business Development Professional with over 15 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Development and R&D across several Life Science sectors.
  • Business Development & Portfolio Planning Professional
    21
    Feb
    An experienced Business Development, Licensing and Portfolio Planning Professional, currently Head of Department, with a strong mix of scientific, strategic planning and marketing expertise.
  • Applied Statistician
    21
    Feb
    An applied statistician with a strong scientific and technical background and extensive experience of manufacturing and R&D
  • Business Operations Manager
    16
    Nov
    Business Operations Manager with a mix of Engineering, Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry degrees and 12 years’ in-depth industry experience.
  • Professor Department of Molecular and Applied Biology
    07
    Oct
    PhD BEng(hons) BA CEng FIMechE FRSB, based in Kent, currently a professor of Molecular and Applied Biology
  • Clinical Contracts Manager
    03
    May
    Clinical Contracts Manager with Masters Degree in Intellectual Property
  • Microbiologist (Ref: 132215)
    12
    Feb
    Microbiologist, PhD Molecular Microbiology, with 6 years post-doc experience working within the Biotechnology industry. Primary focus, Virology.
  • Biomedical Scientist (Ref: 132218)
    12
    Feb
    Biomedical Scientist, State Registered, FIBMS with speciality in Haematology and Blood Transfusion. 5 years experience, post Fellowship, in routine Haematology laboratory of a major Regional Hospital ...
  • Molecular Biologist (Ref: 132221)
    11
    Feb
    Molecular Biologist, PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology with 3 years Post Doc experience in Academia and a further 3 years within the Pharmaceutical industry. Primary focus Genetics and Genomics.

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Recent Jobs in Life Sciences

  • Cambridge - £28,000 to £32,000 pa

    We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates with expertise in Regulatory and Clinical Compliance Documentation. We have an excellent opportunity for an Administrator to join a global biotechnology /pharma company based in Cambridge. Contract 3 + years FTC Core Duties The provision of administrative support for the company’s activities related to Regulatory and Clinical Documentation management. Responsibilities will include interface with contracted clinical research companies, organisations, internal and external staff, in the delivery of these services. Key skills, Knowledge and Experience Good track record in the management of formal records and documents. Proficient and effective use of MS Office and SharePoint Comprehensive understanding of global regulatory requirements, guidelines and associated documentation. Knowledge and practical experience of GCP Guidelines and documentation. A key interest in records management Qualifications Required Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant science discipline Minimum of 2 years directly related experience in a similar role Desirable Qualifications: Masters Degree in a relevant science discipline

  • Cambridge - £45,000 to £65,000 pa

      We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the medical communications sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Medical Writer to join a well-respected, expanding agency that provides imaginative communication materials to the healthcare industry for diverse target audiences. Their Scientific expertise, commitment, and teamwork give their global clients confidence that they will deliver excellence. Senior Medical Writer’s Core Duties The Senior Medical Writer role provides leadership in the delivery of accurate and well-written medical and scientific communications. The role is office-based, and involves a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: providing strategic and scientific input to a range of projects and proposals undertaking literature research, analysing data, and providing critical appraisal developing evidence-based text for various types of communication, including manuscripts, training programmes (paper-based and e-learning), and value dossiers generating specialist communication pieces for the purposes of issue handling and information sharing attending international Advisory Boards and other scientific meetings, before preparing strategic meeting minutes or follow-up reports providing creative input to the visual development of materials preparing slide kits and supporting texts working in close collaboration with a team of editors, project managers, and clients. In addition to content creation, the Senior Medical Writer is also responsible for managing, coaching, and mentoring other medical writers. Project management aspects of the role include contributing to the scoping of projects and to financial planning; business development aspects include providing scientific expertise for new business pitches and the preparation of proposal documents. Senior Medical Writer’s Key Experience strong scientific background a degree in a relevant life science or medical subject (2:1 or above) at least three years of experience in medical writing. postgraduate qualification is advantageous, but not essential. must have a passion for accurate and effective scientific communication, with a keen eye for detail. exceptional command of written English. IT literate with excellent organisational skills. a willingness to travel is also required.

  • Cambridge - £25,000 to £35,000 pa

    We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the medical communications sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Medical Writer to join a well-respected, expanding agency that provides imaginative communication materials to the healthcare industry for diverse target audiences. Their Scientific expertise, commitment, and teamwork give their global clients confidence that they will deliver excellence. Medical Writer’s Core Duties The Medical Writer role is responsible for the preparation of accurate and well-written medical and scientific communication pieces that clients require for internal and external purposes. The role is office-based, and involves a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: undertaking literature research, analysing data, and providing critical appraisal developing evidence-based text for various types of communication, including manuscripts, training programmes (paper-based and e-learning), and value dossiers preparing slide kits and supporting texts generating specialist communication pieces for the purposes of issue handling and information sharing attending international Advisory Boards and other scientific meetings, before preparing strategic meeting minutes or follow-up reports providing creative input to the visual development of materials providing strategic and scientific input to a range of projects and proposals working in close collaboration with a team of editors, project managers, and clients. Medical Writer’s Key Experience strong scientific background a degree in a relevant life science or medical subject (2:1 or above) postgraduate qualification is advantageous, but not essential. must have a passion for accurate and effective scientific communication, with a keen eye for detail. exceptional command of written English. IT literate with excellent organisational skills. a willingness to travel is also required.

  • Cambridge - £25,000 to £35,000 pa

    We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the medical communications sector. We have an excellent opportunity for an Editorial Project Manager to join a well-respected, expanding agency that provides imaginative communication materials to the healthcare industry for diverse target audiences. Their Scientific expertise, commitment, and teamwork give their global clients confidence that they will deliver excellence. Editorial Project Manager’s Core Duties The Editorial Project Manager role is responsible for checking the quality and accuracy of the scientific content produced by our writing team, ensuring adherence to client brief and in-house style. With experience, Editorial Project Managers also undertake a level of content generation. The role is office based, and involves a variety of tasks to progress projects from draft format to the final high-quality deliverable. These tasks include, but are not limited to: copy-editing draft text performing quality control checks from study reports and scientific literature proofreading final deliverables creating and/or briefing artwork implementing client feedback developing evidence-based text for communication materials such as slide kits and abstracts working in close collaboration with a team of writers, editors, and project managers. The role may also require occasional client contact and communication with key opinion leaders. Editorial Project Manager’s Key Experience strong scientific background a degree in a relevant life science or medical subject (2:1 or above) postgraduate qualification is advantageous, but not essential. experience within a medical communications agency, pharmaceutical company, or publishing environment is advantageous, but not essential. must have a passion for accurate and effective scientific communication, with a keen eye for detail. exceptional command of written English. IT literate with excellent organisational skills. a willingness to travel is also required.

  • Cambridge - £37,200 pa

    We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates with expertise in Clinical and Regulatory Documentation. We have an excellent opportunity for an Administrator to join a global biotechnology / pharma company based in Cambridge. Core Duties The provision of administrative support for the company’s regulatory documentation management and for internal and external staff and company contracted clinical research organisations. Key skills and knowledge Understanding of global regulatory requirements and guidelines for conducting clinical trial and clinical research. Knowledge of relevant GCP, external and internal regulatory requirements/guidelines Project Management/planning experience Ability to collaborate and build relationships to maximize organizational function and capabilities Qualifications Required Masters Degree OR Bachelor’s Degree & 2 years directly related experience Associates Degree & 5 years of directly related experience High School diploma / GED & 8 years of directly related experience Desirable Qualifications: BS/BA/BSe in the sciences or RN 2 years Clinical Documentation Management and industry experience (e.g. CTA/CRA/Study Manager) in order to have a thorough understanding of the processes associated with the conduct of clinical trials and document management operations. Are you enthusiastic about this job? Send us your CV in word format today

  • Lewisham & Woolwich - £35,000 to £49,000 pa

    We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the medical scientific sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Vascular Scientist to join a friendly team of 4 Vascular Scientists and administration team. Their Vascular laboratory provides specialist duplex ultrasound imaging to a range of departments within the NHS trust including, vascular surgery, stroke medicine, renal medicine, haematology, acute medicine and Ambulatory care services. The successful Clinical Vascular Scientist / Vascular Sonographer will be expected to perform a full range of vascular investigations;  Peripheral arterial assessment (Intermittent Claudication, diabetic foot services, surveillance of endovascular stent bypass grafts and autologous vein bypass grafts) Peripheral venous assessment (Venous insufficiency, upper and lower limb DVT and Post Thrombotic Syndrome) Cerebrovascular arterial assessment AAA and EVAR surveillance Renovascular assessment Our client has a well-equipped department with top of the range scanners, air-conditioned scanning rooms, PACS and RIS connectivity, and full admin support. They are a responsive team with a reputation within the trust for providing an excellent service to patients and referring clinical teams. In addition to competitive salary, they also offer private GP access, monthly osteopathic/physio treatment and CPD funding plus Pension, Healthcare/Dental, Clinical Vascular Scientist / Vascular Sonographer’s Requirements Experience as a Clinical Vascular Scientist / Vascular Sonographer AVS Accredited Happy with relocators and will consider relocation assistance Are you enthusiastic about this job? Send us your CV in word format today

  • New Milton - £20,000 to £25,000 pa

    Scintillant specialises in the recruitment of high quality candidates with a scientific focus. An opening has arisen from one of our Drinks and Food Industry clients for the placement of a Laboratory Technician. The company is flexible in its requirement for either a Full-time or Part-time Candidate. Experience: • Have a minimum of 2 years previous laboratory experience working within the food and drinks industry. Education and Qualifications: • Have a Degree in a relevant scientific or food related subject. A candidate with a good set of ‘A’ Level passes would be considered. Skills and Knowledge: • Ability to work independently. • Have knowledge of HACCP and GMP processes. • Good IT skills with working knowledge of Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat. • Be familiar with routine systems and instrumentation within a routine scientific laboratory. • Attention to detail. • Unambiguous and legible handwriting. • Report writing skills.

  • Burton on Trent - £15,500 pa

    Scintillant specialises in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the scientific sector. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Support Scientist with a focus on forensic services. Duration 6 to 8 Weeks + possibility of a perm role for the right candidate. Salary: £15,500 pro-rata Main Duties: Providing scientific and documentary support to the Forensic team in their delivery of forensic services. Education/Qualifications: Applicants must possess a University Degree with a relevant science or forensic focus. Experience and Skills Minimum of 12 months working in a science focused laboratory in a scientific role. Be familiar with routine systems and instrumentation within a routine scientific laboratory. The post with be fully supervised, but candidates should be familiar with routine forensic testing techniques. Report writing skills Unambiguous and legible handwriting. Attention to detail Have a good working knowledge of routine IT communication programmes, including Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Cambridge - $35,000 to $45,000 pa

    We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the scientific sector. We have an excellent opportunity for an Application Scientist to join a leading provider of text mining solutions with a current emphasis on high value life science, chemistry and biomedical applications. Their software is acknowledged as a leading solution in the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare industries and has been adopted by most of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies, leading healthcare providers and US government organisations such as the FDA. Application Scientist’s Main Duties: Support the sales team throughout the sales cycle in demonstrating the value of the solution to the customer Travel both nationally and internationally to customer sites to present the solution and provide training where appropriate Support the customer and ensure their success in using the product to gain maximum ROI Undertake consulting and project work for customers Develop compelling case studies showing how the software can be used to solve real world problems. Feed customer requirements back to the product development team and help test new software releases Assist with customer deployments Application Scientist’s Education/Qualifications: Life science or similar degree, preferably to postgraduate level Informatics, data science and/or information management skills Sound understanding of IT systems and experience of scripting languages, e.g. Python or Perl Familiarity with text mining and/or enterprise search Familiarity with life science information resources (e.g. PubMed) Experience of working on life science or healthcare applications, ideally in a commercial or industrial setting Good organisational skills, ideally with project management experience Good communication and presentation skills A proactive attitude and ability to work in a team

  • Westerham - £40,000 to £45,000 pa

    Scintillant specialises in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the scientific sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Medical Writer to undertake the writing/editorial development of a broad range of projects, facilitating the completion of these projects from first draft through to final deliverable, and liaising with other teams both internally and externally as required. Medical Writer’s Main Duties: To undertake the writing/editorial development of projects on assigned accounts Structure, write, edit and proofread a broad range of materials, ensuring accuracy and appropriate referencing, with limited coaching/supervision required Ensure that communications reflect client requirements and are optimally presented/communicated Review the work of more junior members of the team as required and coach them (working with the EDD/ED as required) with the aim of ensuring that they understand the above requirements and progress towards being able to develop copy to a similar standard To demonstrate a solid understanding of client product(s) and therapy areas, showing an appreciation of scientific and commercial strategy and the ability to apply that strategy to ongoing projects and new business opportunities, contributing to the organic growth of designated accounts on an ongoing basis To adhere to Elements’ review and QC processes (and client review processes as required) to ensure quality, accuracy and compliance of written deliverables To contribute to the accurate development of editorial budgets To complete the written aspects of projects on time, to the clients brief and within budget, identifying discrepancies and ensuring that the project team are aware of these at the earliest opportunity Working with the project team, and other writers as appropriate, to manage the editorial workload of designated accounts, alerting your line manager to potential resourcing concerns or freelance requirements in a timely manner To demonstrate excellence in client service, being recognised by the client as an important and valuable member of the team Medical Writer’s Education/Qualifications/ Experience: Proven experience as a writer in medical communications with demonstrated ability to develop appropriate materials with limited supervision (generally =3 years’ experience) BSc / MSc / PhD or equivalent

Testimonials

  • Nigel Rutman, Barnet Hospital
    10
    Feb
    "Working with the Scintillant team was a fantastic experience. They offer a professional and thorough service and really listened to all my requirements. I would highly recommend them to anyone."