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Job Description

PRINCIPAL ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT SCIENTIST required by CareerWise Recruitment for our multinational BioTech client in Limerick. The PRINCIPAL ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT SCIENTIST will play a leading role in the establishment of the In-Process analytics team in the Process Sciences department.

Role of this position

  • Applying an excellent knowledge of latest industry trends you will be responsible for developing/optimizing in-process analytical methods to provide quick and reliable directional data to support complex investigations and laboratory studies within the process sciences department.
  • Implementation of automated and high-throughput analytical methods to assess product quality attributes of mAbs will be a priority for the position. Previous experience in such technologies is highly desirable.
  • Create/Review/Approve new test methods and assays.
  • Ensure robust and timely sample management procedures are implemented and maintained.
  • Establish and maintain an excellent working knowledge of industry trends and developments in the analytics space.
  • Liaise with other analytical groups internally to ensure best practice is followed.
  • Lead technical troubleshooting and laboratory investigations.
  • Develop and deliver training programs for PS analysts. As a principal analytical development scientist, you will be central in growing and developing the new in-process analytics group.
  • Position requires very strong technical skills in combination with excellent communication capability. You will be expected to clearly and effective liaise with senior department management on a regular basis.


  • Requires Ph.D in Analytics, Chemistry, Biology or related field, with 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Requires MSc in Analytics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or related field, with 9+ years of relevant experience.
    CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Scientific & Laboratory

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CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900