Welcome to Scintillant Life Sciences Recruitment

Careers in Life Sciences

Top 10 Candidates

  • Biotechnology Business Development Professional
    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
    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
    An applied statistician with a strong scientific and technical background and extensive experience of manufacturing and R&D
  • Business Operations Manager
    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
    PhD BEng(hons) BA CEng FIMechE FRSB, based in Kent, currently a professor of Molecular and Applied Biology
  • Clinical Contracts Manager
    Clinical Contracts Manager with Masters Degree in Intellectual Property
  • Microbiologist (Ref: 132215)
    Microbiologist, PhD Molecular Microbiology, with 6 years post-doc experience working within the Biotechnology industry. Primary focus, Virology.
  • Biomedical Scientist (Ref: 132218)
    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)
    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.

Interview Tips & Questions

Before any interview, we will send you a copy of the job description and confirm the agreed date, time and location, as well as the names of your interviewer(s). Below are some useful hints in preparing for the interview and we will be more than happy to go through the process with you over the phone.

General tips

  • Always arrive at the interview a few minutes early.
  • Be dressed appropriately.
  • Smile and shake the interviewer's hand firmly.
  • Sit down when invited to do so.
  • Maintain good eye contact with your interviewer.
  • Answers the questions clearly and try not to ramble on.
  • Be polite and friendly to all members of staff.
  • Do not discuss the salary. We will obtain the best rates possible for you.


It pays to be prepared, however you won’t be able to anticipate every question. Here are some key questions to focus on:

  • Tell us a little about yourself?
  • What are your main strengths and weaknesses?
  • What have been your major achievements in your career and life?
  • Why do you want to leave your current position?
  • What are your ambitions?
  • Describe a difficult situation at work and how you handled it?
  • Why would you like the position?
  • Why should we offer you the position?
  • Why do you want to work for this organisation?

Do some background research on the organisation and practice answering these questions out loud or ask a friend to do a mock interview with you.

Questions for the interviewer
Prepare a couple of questions to ask the interviewer. It shows that you are interested in the position. Ask specific questions relating to the job description.

Following the interview
After the interview, please call your Scintillant consultant to discuss how it went. We will then speak to the client and provide you with some feedback and details as to what happens next.