R & D Scientist

Posted Date: 9 Feb 2024

Location: Penicuik, GB, EH26 0BF

Company: AliveDx

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, AliveDx is committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  AliveDx has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient™ and MosaiQ™ by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient™ product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. AliveDx operations are based in Eysins, Switzerland, Edinburgh, Scotland and Chicago, Illinois.


R&D Scientist

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.
  • AliveDx 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.