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Research Analyst - Aquatic Ecotoxicology

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (Covance)

Derby, United Kingdom

Do you have a Chemistry based degree?

Or are you already working in a chemistry lab and looking for your next move?

Do you want to work for a Scientific company that is a world leader in Environmental research?

Are you looking for a role that will offer you continuous training and tailor made career development within an analytical chemistry environment?

We will certainly consider recent graduates or those with some experience in chemistry laboratories already.

Labcorp is a leading global life sciences company with a mission to improve health and improve lives.

The Environmental teams at Labcorp have been helping companies bring safe products to market for over 40 years. Our varied work supports the crop protection, chemical and pharmaceutical industries so if you want to be part of a dynamic and growing team then please apply today.

You can be part of the Analytical team that do this at our Shardlow site, in Derbyshire.

As part of this team you will conduct the actual physical manipulations required to analyse aquatic samples. There is a wide variety of methods and various techniques are required to analyse the samples. 

A good working knowledge of some or all of the following techniques would be required LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, HPLC-uv, GC-FID and ICP-MS.

The job responsibilities include:

  • Analyse samples and process data for assigned studies

  • Perform method validation

  • Perform basic method development

  • Interpret data to ensure acceptance criteria are achieved and anomalous results are identified

  • Produce data summaries. Perform QC checking of analytical data. Diversify knowledge of analytical instrumentation with guidance from senior personnel

  • Increase theoretical knowledge of analytical techniques by using CHROMacademy

  • Proactively manage consumable stock levels

  • Clean and maintain allocated work areas and equipment in line with departmental procedures

  • Accept responsibility for the condition and maintenance of allocated equipment


  • An understanding of health and safety policies, company policies and procedures, and a strong understanding of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

  • Strong instrumentation knowledge. HPLC, GC, GC-MS, LC-MS/MS

  • Familiarity with the workings of an analytical chemistry laboratory

What does Labcorp offer you?

  • Unrivalled training and career development

  • The chance to join a global and progressive CRO with a great global reputation!

  • The opportunity to really build on and develop your instrument skills

  • A fantastic benefits and pension package

  • Market leading salaries

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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Job posted: 2024-04-02