Life Science Recruitment


Life Science Recruitment Services

Network Scientific have been offering our award-winning recruitment services to the life science industry for over ten years. Many of our consultants are degree educated in a scientific discipline with real-life, hands on experience in a multitude of life science industries so we really do offer a knowledgeable approach to our recruitment services. Whether you are looking for a new life science job or wanting to appoint your next exceptional team member, we are well-placed to assist you.

What is Life Science?

Life science is simply the science of living things, or the scientific study of living organisms. It includes a vast amount of subset subjects from agriculture and plant sciences, to parasitology, toxicology, immunology and virology to name but a few.

Generally speaking, when we talk about the life science industry, we are referring to biology and healthcare, industries including; pharmaceutical, medical devices, diagnostics, clinical research, biopharmaceuticals and other associated healthcare markets would all fall under the life science remit.

What Life Science Jobs Can I do?

There are a multitude of jobs and positions that you can choose from and many different life science career paths you can follow. This will all depend on your interests, character and qualifications. If you are an analytical individual, you may want to work in a laboratory in which case examples of life science jobs for you can include; Biomedical Scientist, Biochemist, Microbiologist, Clinical Research Scientist, Bioinformatician, to name but a few. If you are highly quality focused with a good eye for detail, you may want to pursue a career in quality assurance or regulatory affairs. Those of you with a more outgoing personality may wish to pursue a more sales and marketing life science job, for example in medical device sales.

For more specific information relating to the industries listed above, have a look at our industry expertise pages:

Why Should I Choose a Career in Life Science?

According to the UK Department for International Trade, there are over 5,800 Life Science companies based in the UK and over 248,000 people employed in life science jobs in the country. Demand for qualified science professionals to join the industry is high, as is the requirement for life science recruitment services! With the coronavirus pandemic creating a significant need for life science skills in the workplace, along with the Government's pledge to invest £80bn in R&D next year, demand will increase further over the next few years.

If you want to discuss your career options further, or to discuss our current life science jobs, please get in touch, we would be delighted to discuss this further with you.

Latest Life Science Jobs

Technical Specialist - Life Sciences / Diagnostics

£30,000 - £35,000

South East

Full-time Permanent
Are you interested in providing first line technical support? Do you have laboratory experience? Do you want to bridge the gap between technical and commercial operations?

Recruitment Consultant/Senior Recruitment Consultant Jobs – Science

Competitive + Commission + Duvet Days + Private Healthcare + Pension +

Yorkshire and Humber Work From Home

Full-time Permanent
Network Scientific are a multi-award-winning science recruitment agency with some seriously ambitious growth plans! We have been operating in the industry for over 10 years and have grown to become a trusted partner to many innovative businesses, ranging from small start-ups to global blue-chip organisations. With a quirky and fun business culture, we are searching for a number of exceptional individuals to join our team and become part of our success story. If you are scientifically minded, ambitious, and looking for a challenging but rewarding career, we definitely want to hear from you.

Internal Scientific Sales Representative

£24,000 - £28000 plus commission

East Midlands

Full-time Permanent
Our client is a leading scientific & medical refrigeration service company, supporting universities, hospitals and pharmaceuticals. They are an independent family run company and as such have a strong belief in working together as part of a team.
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