Team Consulting is not your typical device development consultancy. We are an award-winning, employee-owned trust that's 100% medical-focused. Our clients, ranging from large pharma companies to start-ups, trust us with all stages of medical device development. We are now looking for an Applied Science Consultant to join our dynamic team. At Team, we don't just work in high-tech labs and workshops, our office is nestled in the heart of Ickleton in a 13th Century barn. Plus, our location just outside of central Cambridge is just a 5-minute drive from J10 of the M11, making it easy to get to from anywhere.

As an Applied Science Consultant, you'll play a crucial role in strengthening our core understanding of medical devices. With our expertise in design, engineering and human factors, you will work on developing medical devices from the earliest concept stage through to commercial launch. But what makes Team Consulting stand out? Our applied science capabilities are expanding rapidly and we're receiving state-of-the-art requests that are intellectually stimulating and provide ample opportunities for complex problem-solving and constant learning. We are expanding our expertise into optics, but we are still looking for applicants with a broader background to help us deliver the range of projects we have.

So, if you are ready to join a growing team of applied scientists, make key decisions and tackle complex problems, apply now. At Team Consulting, we offer more than just a job, we offer a chance to make a real difference and help improve patient outcomes.

Why you should join our growing team of applied scientists:

  • You will play a key role and will be a decision maker in developing our applied science capabilities to respond to the fast-growing demand we are receiving in this area
  • The requests we are receiving are varied, and often state-of-the art. They are intellectually stimulating and provide ample opportunity for complex problem solving and constant learning
  • We are expanding our Applied Science capabilities into Optics but are keen for applicants to have a broader background too, in order to deliver the range of projects we have

What you will be doing:

  • Providing technical expertise to support the development of cutting-edge medical technologies across our key sectors: diagnostics, surgery, drug delivery and MedTech.
  • Contributing to promoting our applied science capabilities both internally and externally through content writing (e.g., blogs, articles, knowledge sharing presentations) and by advising on internal capability development initiatives
  • Supporting our commercial teams and stimulate our clients with our ability to apply core scientific principles to help meet their needs

Qualifications and Skills

What we need from you:

  • Good degree, 2:1 or above in Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Advanced studies in relevant or related area, i.e. physics
  • Theoretical and practical experience in science, specifically optics, and applicants should also have experience of one or more of the following fields: electrochemical sensors, magnetics, acoustics, biochemistry, microfluidics, data science.
  • Previous experience in a research and development environment
  • Experience supporting the resolution of complex applied science problems
  • Experience of coding to support design activities e.g. Python
  • Analytical mindset and a strong background in data science

Equal Opportunities

Team values equality, diversity and inclusion in employment and recruitment. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and an inclusive community, where our talented people respect and value the contributions, skills, and abilities of others.

We want our people to succeed on merit, treating individuals equally, including making decisions and providing encouragement and opportunities relating to recruitment, career development and retention in a fair and consistent manner.

Our aim is a workplace free from all forms of bullying, harassment or victimisation, and unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.

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