Research / Senior Research & Principal Scientists

Undisclosed Company
North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough
£21000 - £40000 per annum
28 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
We are recruiting a number of Scientists in Analytical Development and Upstream and Downstream Operations in our Research & Development department based in Teesside. Highly motivated individuals are sought to join a group of Scientists working to develop recombinant protein processes suitable for the manufacture of biotherapeutics.

The available positions are for Research Scientists / Senior Research Scientists / Principal Scientists based on qualifications and experience in executing and developing one of the following: analytical methods, mammalian cell culture or protein purification.

The successful candidates will be laboratory-based and, working as part of teams:

*Analytical Development: Involved in the development and qualification of analytical methods such as ELISA, UPLC/HPLC, LC-MS and biophysical characterisation techniques.
*Upstream Mammalian Cell Culture: Involved in cell line development (CLD; from transfection, cloning and selection of cell lines to evaluation of clonal cell lines in scale-down mimics of the production process) and / or process development (PD; from scale down mimics to pilot scale bioreactors), dependent on experience. Future opportunities to be cross trained in microbial fermentation also exist.
*Downstream Processing: Involved in development of downstream processes to enrich and purify a plethora of molecular classes pertinent to the biopharmaceutical and healthcare industry from a range of expression systems such as microbial and mammalian feedstocks.

Education & Experience

Research Scientist: A life science degree (BSc / MSc) with relevant biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience within the areas advertised
Principle Scientist: PhD with/without post-doctoral study-level or equivalent relevant biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience within the areas advertised
Additional Information
Salaries on offer will vary dependent upon role, responsibilities and experience acquired but will be in the region of £21-40k

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