Senior Research Scientist – Analytical Platform Operations

Senior Research Scientist – Analytical Platform Operations

Grade – 32


Post Ref – APOSenRS

Salary – £28,409 – £35,512

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing manufacturing processes for customers biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.

With plants in Billingham, UK, North Carolina, USA and Texas USA our global vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.

As we continue to grow we are recruiting a Senior Research Scientist  to join the Analytical Platform Operations group in our Research & Development department within FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, Wilton, UK in a brand new, state of the art facility.

Highly motivated individuals are sought to join a group of scientists working to establish recombinant monoclonal antibody platform processes suitable for the manufacture of biotherapeutics. The successful candidate will be laboratory-based and working as part of the Analytical Platform Operations team which will be involved in the establishment and qualification of analytical methods using chromatography, spectroscopic (includes plate assays and LCMS) and biophysical characterization techniques. Providing analytical support to both upstream and downstream platform operations groups.

The open position relies on the candidate having:

  • A life science degree (BSc / MSc) with relevant biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience within the areas advertised

With technical skills required:

  • Sound knowledge of analytical methodologies to support the characterisation of recombinant proteins
  • Practical experience of the analytical techniques of chromatography, electrophoresis and spectroscopy(ELISA, plate assays). LCMS and biophysical techniques would be beneficial
  • Understanding of the requirement to qualify/validate methodologies to support GMP manufacture

We offer a generous benefits package including;

  • Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
  • Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme offering childcare vouchers, bikes, dental etc.
  • Free parking.
  • Generous pension scheme

For further information please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to HR no later than 12 noon on Friday 22nd February 2019.

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

APO Senior Research Scientist JOB DESCRIPTION

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