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Scientific Recruitment

All you need to know

Learn more about Scientific Recruitment

Here at Kinetica we aren't just another recruitment agency; we understand scientific jobs and know that finding the right match can be a long and complex process.

We know that you want to make sure the job is right for you and aren't interested in simply grabbing the first position that becomes available.

We aim to offer a professional, discreet and personal service, to ensure that your next career move is exactly what you want.

The very best

There are many online recruitment agencies but just a handful who offer specialised scientific expertise, and even fewer who can combine this with a personal and friendly service.

We believe you represent the best in your field so you deserve the very best service when it comes to recruitment.

Be the very best in your career in Science

We have all the qualities you need in a recruitment agency: experience, knowledge, discretion plus lots of extra services to maximise your chances of success.

If you ever have any questions, your personal recruitment consultant is always at the end of the telephone.

We don't hide behind jargon and we work hard to help you get the career that you want.

Our expertise

All of our recruitment consultants are experienced in the field of science, and that includes the management team too.

From the very top to the bottom, Kinetica prides itself on understanding the scientific industry.

We believe that the relationships we have built up with scientific employers over many years gives us an advantage. Helping employers understand the value that an external applicant can bring to their business is where we excel, and the quality of our candidates speaks for itself.

Our reputation is the best in the business and we have a proven track record in delivering results. The relationships our recruitment consultants have with employers, coupled with our expertise in the world of science means we are uniquely placed to be able to match candidates with the perfect position.

A global enterprise

It's not difficult to find scientific vacancies online but Kinetica can offer the most elite jobs in the field.

With our range of expertise covering a number of different disciplines within scientific recruitment, we can help you succeed whether you are just starting out or whether you are a seasoned professional.

We provide a discreet and confidential service and you can trust us with your personal details.

With jobs both in the UK, Europe, US and the rest of the world, we have the expertise and the contact to help you secure the right position, whether it's at home or further afield.

We also have a range of clients from large multi-national companies to smaller enterprises so if you have a preference about who you want to work for, we can tailor our search to meet your needs.

Staying in touch

Scientific recruitment has undergone a revolution in the last decade, and Kinetica uses social media to ensure it reaches the maximum audience globally.

We also recommend that all our candidates create a LinkedIn profile to help maximise their chances of being seen by an employer. As a great resource which has the potential to be seen by employers worldwide, it's a vital recruitment strategy.

What we offer

We are experts in the scientific industry, and are renowned for our expertise in matching candidates with the right position.

However, we know that no matter how experienced you are, preparing to apply for a new job can be a daunting thought and that you might need a helping hand to make the most of what you have to offer.

Whether you plan on attending a local job fair to talk to prospective employers or are due to have your first interview, we can help you to practice your techniques and prepare in advance.

Constructing your CV in a way which grabs the attention of a prospective employer without dragging on for too long can be a real challenge but we have some top tips and expert advice to help you create the perfect combination.

If you lack practice in interviews, we have a list of popular questions which candidates often get asked. This can help you to prepare more thoroughly in advance so you don't get caught out on the day.

There's also a list of do's and don'ts which can be a great reminder to read through shortly before the interview.

Candidates from overseas will find we have a whole section dedicated to your legal rights, and also links to where to locate more information about work permits and visas.

The jobs

As specialists in science, we have a wide range of different disciplines for candidates to pick from, and plenty of choice within each sector.


You'll be surprised where a career in Science might take you

Some of the jobs which are frequently on offer include:

  • Analyst
  • Executive position – manager/director/executive
  • Biologist/microbiologist
  • Chemist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Clinical researcher
  • Engineer
  • Quality scientist
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Statistician
  • Project manager

The qualifications you need to succeed in each role will vary greatly; some of this is down to the individual employer but there are certain standards which are commonplace across the industry. Some jobs require a degree but others are more frequently offered based on experience.

There are many roles in Science such as forensic science

Making the transition from academia to the commercial world can take some adjustment, but we are experienced in helping qualified individuals find their first scientific job.

You don't have to already be working in the industry; we can help you move into your dream scientific job of the future by helping you identify your transferable skills. 

Imagine yourself in your dream job...

Our gallery contains a range of images from the world of scientific recruitment. Take a look..can you imagine yourself in one of these?

If you want to take the next steps towards creating a new career, contact us today with a copy of your CV.

Either give us a call on 0113 261 7181 or email us at

Let us use our expertise to find you the new job that you really want. We're waiting for you to get in touch...


Image Credits: Dullhunk, NASA Goddard Photo and West Midlands Police

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