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  • Senior Scientist - Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory with Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory

    Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory, is one of only seven public sector official food and feed control (Public Analyst) laboratories in the UK. Accredited through UKAS to the ISO 17025 Standard we carry out a wide range of chemical analysis and microbiological examination on food, animal feed, potable and non-potable waters for public and private sector clients who value us for the quality of our work, knowledge of legislation and customer engagement. Due to a retirement we are looking to appoint a Senior Scientist who, in addition to the requirements of the job profile, has extensive experience of working in an ISO 17025 accredited chemistry or microbiology laboratory with demonstrable skills in the areas of troubleshooting, method development and validation, as well as training and supervision.

    Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory, part of the Food Authenticity Network, is one of only seven public sector official food and feed control (Public Analyst) laboratories in the UK. Accredited through UKAS to the ISO 17025 Standard we carry out a wide range of chemical analysis and microbiological examination on food, animal feed, potable and non-potable waters for public and private sector clients who value us for the quality of our work, knowledge of legislation and customer engagement. Due to a retirement we are looking to appoint a Senior Scientist who, in addition to the requirements of the job profile, has extensive experience of working in an ISO 17025 accredited chemistry or microbiology laboratory with demonstrable skills in the areas of troubleshooting, method development and validation, as well as training and supervision.



    Applications will only be accepted through the myjobscotland website. Although not specifically a trainee role, support will be offered to the successful candidate should they wish to enrol as a candidate for the Mastership in Chemical Analysis Qualification, a prerequisite for appointment as a Public Analyst.



    Aberdeen City Council offers flexible working and is a member of the local government pension scheme. Closing date 21st July

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