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Physical Chemistry is a new area for our Medical technology division. We are looking for someone to support and grow this new area, internally developing skills and capabilities, supporting project sales and delivering cutting edge projects.


Introduction summary
We are a team of highly talented, multi-disciplinary engineers and scientists working on significant medical/ life science development projects.  These increasingly require Physical Chemistry, and this role is key to developing this skill set further


Role description (including specific responsibilities)

This is a wide-ranging role sitting within our Analytical Technologies group.  As a new discipline, the role is broad, with some more strategic development aspects, through to practical lab support as we develop our capability.  Some of the general areas the role includes are:

  • Support the development of skills and facilities
  • Direct client contact as part of programme sales and delivery
  • Support knowledge growth in physical chemistry into the broader engineering, science and business development roles.
  • Discipline lead on larger programmes
  • Both practical and desk-based work in a wide range of projects

Depending on your specific skills, there is a wide range of development programmes in which you could be involved.  We work on cutting edge diagnostic devices, life science equipment, novel sensing technologies (including electrochemical sensors), and other medical devices, wearables and novel manufacturing technologies.



  • A strong academic background
  • Good first degree in Chemistry (or similar)
  • PhD in Physical Chemistry (or similar)
  • Experience in Industry, ideally in life sciences or diagnostics
  • A team player with good communication skills, a significant part of your role will be interacting with clients and multi-disciplinary project teams consisting of scientists, engineers and designers.
  • Pragmatic problem solving
  • Ability to independently plan, organise and prioritise own time to achieve a high level of productivity


Why Cambridge Consultants?

Cambridge Consultants creates exciting and novel breakthroughs in technology and products. We help our clients achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that will transform their whole business.

At the heart of what we do are talented and motivated multi-disciplinary teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.

We recognise and celebrate individual talent and we understand the importance of letting individuals be just that. Our people are here to do the best work of their lives and our job is to provide the platform for them to do it. That means letting people pursue the projects that interest them and develop their career in whatever direction they choose.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels included and has a sense of belonging.

We value all people regardless of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, parental status, language, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.


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  • Competitive salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
  • Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life, disability and travel insurance, plus private healthcare
  • Free canteen - breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Excellent career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

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