Microbiology Scientist

Employer Information


E: recruit@almacgroup.com

T: 02838332200

W: https://www.almacgroup.com/

Microbiology Scientist
Hours: 39 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB6797
Business Unit: Sciences
Location: Athlone
Open To: Internal and external applications may apply

The Company
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 6,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.

All of our facilities are fully certified by the appropriate authorities (FDA, MHRA, INAB, HPRAWe offer a full suite of analytical testing for a range of different product types including small molecules, peptides, biologics, conjugates, potent and controlled substances. Our vast pool of scientific knowledge can help to overcome the analytical challenges that typically arise during drug development. 
Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
Almac employ over 150 highly skilled scientists working in GMP / GLP environments across UK, Europe and US with significant experience in the analysis of both small and large molecules. Our state-of-the-art labs support drug substance (API) and drug product (finished product) analytics across all phases of clinical development and into commercial release.
Working as part of the team based in our Almac Sciences site in Athlone, the Microbiology Scientist will perform the day to day workings of the cGMP Microbiology Laboratories within ASI. Ensuring the delivery of a top quality microbiological testing service to our External Irish and International client base and our Internal client base also.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the chance to work for an innovative R&D company within the global Almac Group.  As well as excellent training and development opportunities, we offer real potential for career progression and much more!


  • Leaving Certificate, grades A-C, including Mathematics and English Language
  • Degree level qualification in Microbiology or Science related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Theoretical knowledge of multiple laboratory techniques
  • Relevant Laboratory experience

To Apply
Apply complete the online application at www.almacgroup.com/careers
Closing Date
4th August 2021 at 17.00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Athlone
  • Closing date: Wednesday 04 Aug 2021
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