R&D Scientist

Posted Date: 16-Mar-2023

Location: Penicuik, GB, EH26 0BF

Company: Quotient

​​​​We are recruiting for an R&D Scientist to join our MosaiQ Assay Development team based at our ARC site near Penicuik, EH26 0BF. This role is a full time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week. Monday-Friday.

The role of our R&D Scientists involves assisting in the planning, organisation and execution of experimental studies, in relation to our MosaiQ programme. Our R&D Scientists record, analyse and reach valid conclusions for complex investigations in consultation with our R&D leadership teams enabling the completion of projects to the highest possible standard.




The main responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the planning of development studies and subsequently organise and undertake work relating to specific development projects. 
  • Design experiments, develop assays, identify suitable biological materials and take responsibility to deliver against timelines.
  • Analyse and interpret complex data produced in studies and write progress reports including conclusions and proposed actions. 
  • Assist the Department in general organisation and administration of laboratory facilities. Documentation and audits to ensure departmental compliance with health and safety, GMP/GLP standards. 
  • Participate in project teams for interdisciplinary/interdepartmental/collaborative projects to ensure projects progress efficiently and effectively. 





  • Science Degree is essential.
  • At least one year’s industry experience in a GXP environment.
  • Experience of working in a dynamic and fast paced environment is essential.
  • Allergy development / Immunoassay / ELISA experience / clinical diagnostics experience (desired).
  • Experience and ability in interpreting, presenting and handling complex data.
  • Flexible approach to work required with the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with strong teamwork, collaboration and communication skills.
  • A “can-do” attitude, with an enthusiasm and passion to work in Life Sciences.





  • Competitive salary on offer.
  • Quotient offer a range of core and flexible benefits ranging from private medical cover, life assurance, cycle to work, technology, and restaurant discounts.
  • May include occasional travel to our manufacturing site in Eysins, Switzerland.