Biomedical Science Specialist

Job Details

1 year fixed term
Full time
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We're looking to recruit an experienced biomedical scientist to collaborate with academics, practitioners, developers and professional bodies such as IBMS on the production of a set of resources to support professional development for biomedical scientist trainees.

This role is a great opportunity for a recent biomedical scientist graduate with a few years clinical experience or someone who has recently completed a PhD in the area. You need to have some experience of working with academics/practitioners, and would ideally also have teaching experience.

Applications close on the 12th April 2024.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinate with academic / clinical collaborators and internal project team, particularly the project lead and developers, to produce scientifically rigorous content in biomedical science
  • Provide day-to-day guidance as to the scientific requirements of content being developed
    - Author selected elements of resources based on output from collaborators, in particular instruction text, captions and text alternatives for non-text content
    - Define the scientific acceptance limits for each input field based on scientific standards and learning requirements
    - Support developers in defining appropriate validation and grading rules, and dependencies for all question steps
  • Ensure all content has thorough QA, and issues identified are addressed as required

Additional responsibilities

  • Stay updated on current advances in clinical settings and best practice, and appraise new techniques
  • Foster a collaborative environment that promotes empowerment, support and challenges team members to excel
  • Maintain accurate records through project updates and be prepared to feed back regularly on progress to the rest of the team

Person Specification



  • Degree in STEM subject


  • Postgraduate qualification



  • Clinical biomedical experience with an in-depth knowledge of laboratory practice, using technical equipment and laboratory IT systems, working in line with documented laboratory processes to ensure high quality results
  • Experience in teaching alongside academics/biomedical practitioners
  • Knowledge of the role of learning technology in undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education


  • Experience of creating learning resources



  • Ability to build working relationships with individuals of all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to engage authoritatively in technical discussions around the specifications of projects
  • Ability to work to agreed deadlines and communicate progress against those deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail


  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment that embraces both team and independent work
  • A strong appetite to learn new skills

Additional requirements


  • Confidence in working and collaborating within a remote role


  • Interest in digital education

In return we offer

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays for full-time staff, pro-rata for part-timestaff
  • Automatic enrolment in LearnSci’s pension scheme
  • 100% remote working available
  • Flexible working
  • Personal development commitment
  • Training budget
  • Laptop and computer equipment
  • Home working budget (for home workspace equipment, furniture, etc.)

How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to

Please note, we have a legal responsibility to ensure that you have the right to work in the UK before you can start working for us. If you do not have the right to work in the UK already, any offer of employment we make to you will be conditional upon you gaining it. If you are offered the post you may be asked to provide your relevant original certificates of these qualifications. Offers of appointment are conditional upon receiving satisfactory references.