Process Development Scientist (Upstream)

Clinical Professionals
South East England
03 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Process Development Scientist (upstream)
South East
Permanent - Competitive

Our client, a leading CRO in discovery & development of biologics & cell/gene therapy, has a vacancy for an Upstream Process Development Scientist. The role focuses on developing process development methods across viral vectors & therapeutic proteins for use within gene therapy. This will be achieved through implementing bioreactor systems to develop processes for clone screening & other upstream process development purposes. There will be extensive internal & external stakeholder interaction & the client is looking for an individual who can show scientific development & innovation.

- Lead, develop & perform cell culture experiments using small-scale, high throughput bioreactors with statistical approaches for process design & spec (DOE, QbD)
- Tech transfer support
- Stakeholder interaction to define goals/deliverables with objectives
- Data analysis, SOP writing & technical reports
- Innovate & promote new methods, processes & technologies

- PhD or DPhil in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Cell Biology or Biochemistry with 2+ years` relevant industry experience.
- Experience of protein and/ or viral vector production
- Experience of Process development (Upstream)
- Experience using bioreactors in industry
- High levels of interpersonal, communication & presentation skills

If however, you do not feel that this is the right role for you, please forward these details on as we do have a generous referral scheme in place.
Please note, due to the high volume of applications, if you do not receive a response within 48 hours, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Scientist, Process Development, Upstream, protein, therapeutic protein, viral vector, gene therapy, bioreactor, clone screening, mammalian, cell culture, cell line, AMBR15, AMBR250, DASGIP, PhD, Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, South East, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK, England