Career Opportunities

As the premier, independent, European-based provider of bioanalytical services to the world’s pharmaceutical industry, we have strong ideas about how our employees help us provide top-quality, scientific service to our clients.

York Bioanalytical Solutions (part of Unilabs) has built a prestigious reputation based on consistent quality. The high standards that distinguish our service also apply to the individuals we recruit. We believe that competitive advantage is achieved through our service and our people, and we are constantly looking for individuals who can add value to our teams.

We recognise the importance of providing an environment to our employees in which the individual feels valued and able to develop to the best of their abilities. Development opportunities are actively promoted across our business. A range of internal and external training programs are available that support continuous professional growth.

We understand the need for a healthy work/life balance and therefore offer flexible working hours for our full and part-time opportunities. We pride ourselves on a highly scientific and professional focus with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Our performance and reward systems are reviewed regularly to ensure we provide a competitive salary and benefits package that reflects our industry.

York Bioanalytical Solutions has two sites where we support drug development. At our site in Sandwich, Kent we conduct in vitro ADME, biotransformation and discovery bioanalysis studies. In York, we use LC-MS/MS and immunoassay techniques to perform regulated bioanalysis. Our professional teams cover the following areas:

  • Responsible Scientists (Study Directors) and Scientists
  • Laboratory Analysts
  • QA Auditors
  • Administrative Support
  • Marketing & Client Development

Located on the outskirts of York, we have a state-of-the-art, purpose-built laboratory and office facilities. Our in-house LC-MS/MS laboratory equipment includes Waters Xevo TQ-XS (UniSpray), Xevo TQ-S, SCIEX TQ 6500+, API 5000 and 4000 LC-MS/MS systems, Hamilton Microlab Star robots, Spark Holland Symbiosis, Shimadzu Nexera, Waters UPC2 and Waters Acquity UPLC I-Class systems. Our immunoassay facility is equipped with the latest automated systems (MSD) and plate reading technology. All our services are supported by the latest LIMS, electronic laboratory notebook and IT systems.

Our Discovery and Metabolism Services group is at the renowned Discovery Park, Sandwich, Kent. Housed in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities the Discovery and Metabolism services group utilises high-resolution mass spectrometers (Waters Vion IMS QTof, Thermo LTQ Orbitrap and Waters Q-ToF), SCIEX TQ 6500+, API 4000 and 5000 LC-MS/MS systems, Waters Acquity UPLC, Agilent 1290 Hi-Res LC and Hamilton Microlab Star Robotic systems.


As a part of Unilabs, Europe’s leading provider of digitally driven diagnostics, we have a CARE BIG culture. We aim to be at the heart and start of all effective treatment decisions for patients around the world. To learn more about our Culture Building Behaviours and what it’s like to work at a company where cultural and scientific excellence combine to deliver powerful diagnostics, visit Unilabs and the Care Big blog.


Deadline: 29 February 2024
As the premier, independent, UK-based provider of bioanalytical services to the world's pharmaceutical industry, we have strong ideas about the value of our staff in providing a top quality, scientific service to our clients. We recognise that it is important to provide an environment in which our employees feel valued and are able to develop to the best of their abilities. This is complemented by a truly competitive salary.
Deadline: 28 February 2024
Following significant expansion of our DMPK section, we require an experienced scientist to join our friendly, professional team. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the delivery of metabolite characterisation studies in support of human or animal health drug discovery and development, at our facility at Discovery Park in Sandwich, Kent.
Deadline: 23 February 2024
York Bioanalytical is looking for an enthusiastic scientist to act as Responsible Scientist and project manage bioanalytical GLP/GCP studies within our mass spectrometry Delivery Team. The position will require regular effective communication between Clients and a network of internal departments; Commercial Development, Analytical Scientists, Development Team, Quality Assurance, Laboratory Support Team, and Accounts, as required.