We're looking for a scientist to join the development team in our small and friendly Newcastle office, to help us create our best-in-class scientific analysis software.
The successful candidate will have both experience analysing mass spectrometry data and laboratory experience working on the development of protein-based biotherapeutics. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our software development team - not writing code - but helping us to understand the science, analysis, and workflows involved with the applications we develop.
It's not necessary to be confident performing all of the tasks in this list. It's here to give an impression of what the role can involve:
We're looking for a scientist with experience working on the development of protein-based biotherapeutics (late-stage discovery, characterisation, clone selection, monitoring, QC).
We don't expect a complete match on all of the following items in this qualifications section. We're interested in people with:
As well as people who are:
What can we offer?
A positive work environment
The Newcastle office is home to a small, experienced R&D team. We care about making good products. We care about understanding the science, and the user. We value team communication and collaboration. We work closely together and try to continuously improve. We support personal development in a way that makes sense to the individual.
The chance to really contribute and help change the world
The team in Newcastle is focussing on the biopharmaceutical domain; the products we're creating will help scientists all over the world to develop life-changing drugs. It's critical we understand the science, the domain, and the customer; working here you'll be a key member of the R&D team, helping us to understand and make the best possible products.
Big-company benefits; small team attitude
Waters is a large company providing good employee benefits, including a company pension scheme and a healthcare package. Despite being part of such a large company, the Newcastle office operates as a small team. We have a flexible approach to work and maintain a friendly, productive working environment.
An easy commute
Our core working hours are from 10 am to 4 pm (in a 37 hour week), meaning you can avoid the rush hour. Overlooking the Newcastle quayside, we're also just a couple of minutes' walk from the nearest Metro station and 10 minutes' walk from Central Station, so you might be able to avoid the roads altogether.
Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.
Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.
Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.