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At YorkTest, we have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Scientist to join our laboratory team based in York. In this role, you will be involved in all routine and specialised food intolerance and allergy testing; booking in of samples, ELISA testing, plate manufacturing and equipment maintenance. You will work with our laboratory team, ensuring all testing is conducted to high quality standards in accordance with YorkTest Standard Operating Procedures.

Required Expertise

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  • HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientist
  • Experience of clinical chemistry / biochemistry testing
  • Scientific writing
  • Interest in health and nutrition


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  • To provide scientific expertise within the YorkTest team to help support and grow the YorkTest business.
  • To help develop, trial and implement new health testing services.
  • To provide scientific information to support marketing and business development operations in promoting the scientific basis behind YorkTest activities.
  • Keep up-to-date with the scientific literature and technical information relating to the YorkTest business and disseminate this information.
  • Represent the company at scientific trade shows and health practitioner events.
  • To provide practical support to the YorkTest laboratory in terms of immunoassay test manufacturing, blood sample testing and quality control.
  • Provision of technical support.
  • Scientific support in maintaining the efficacy of the YorkTest Quality Management System.
  • Reporting to the Scientific Director and the Laboratory Director


If you would like to apply for this position, or to find out more information, please forward a CV and cover letter to [email protected]