KTP Research Associate Bioprocess Optimization

University of Manchester
£31,076 to £38,183 per annum + 4K personal training & development
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate with the ability and confidence to manage a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with Biopharm Services Ltd (BPS).

The University of Manchester and BPS are looking to recruit a Research Associate /Postdoctoral Researcher to undertake this 24 month project which has an overall aim of developing a software optimisation tool for bioprocessing operations.

The position will provide the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to lead the transfer of knowledge from the University of Manchester through to the biopharmaceutical industry, and in the development of novel software tool to be commercialised by BPS.

Candidates will require a recently-obtained minimum of a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) and PhD in Computer Science or Chemical/Biochemical Engineering.

This post is funded through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) award, a UK Government scheme intended to promote sustained and mutually beneficial relationships between universities and industry.

The position will be based at Biopharm Services Ltd, located in Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1SD not the University of Manchester; the successful candidate will work directly with supervisors from both the University and Biopharm Services Ltd and will use the facilities and resources of both organisations.

NB this post is available for UK/EU applicants only and candidates must be able to start on or before the 17 July 2017

Previous applicants need not apply

KTP Associates undertake the hours and attendance pattern of the company not the University.

Hours per week 37.5

Office hours 9:00 to 5:30

As the School is committed to Athena SWAN principles, we welcome applications from women who are currently under-represented at this grade.

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