Senior Scientist

CW Recruitment Specialist
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
CWRS invites applications on behalf of its biopharmaceutical client based in central Scotland where an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Scientist to join their team, initially on a 12 month fixed term contract. The role is a day shift role. Key duties include: · Leading a small development team to ensure projects are performed to the agreed scope and timelines · To plan and perform process robustness and optimisation studies · Product characterisation of the final product to meet international regulatory requirements · Data interpretation, presenting/reporting conclusions and recommendations to both internal and external customers · Scaling up processes for internal production and/or technical transfer to the GMP facility · To provide technical support and advice between various departments, ensuring the successful transfer of processes · Supporting the introduction of processes into the manufacturing facility The ideal candidate will have/be: · Educated to higher degree level in a scientific discipline (chemistry / biochemistry) with at least 2 years relevant experience, or educated to degree level with at least 4 years relevant experience · A sound knowledge of protein analytical techniques such as UV/VIS, HPLC techniques · Excellent communication and presentation skills · Ability to lead and successfully manage a team · A proven track record of planning development work programmes · Management / execution of projects according to timelines and project budgets · Data interpretation and coherent conclusions / presentations · Independent and analytical thinking The following skills are highly desirable: · Experience in process development within a regulated GLP or cGMP environment · Understanding of regulatory guidelines · Background knowledge in organic chemistry, immunology and protein structure / function · Protein purification experience including Tangential Flow Filtration and (Akta) Chromatography · Knowledge of design of experiments This job was originally posted as

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