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Senior Scientist-Bioprocess-Applications and R+D

10 April 2018

Laboratory Solutions are working with an established biotech, but still expanding in the Cambridgeshire area.

They are looking to hire a Senior Scientist to work in their bio process team, but the successful candidate must enjoy client interaction, project management and technical work in the laboratory, this is not a management role initially, a more detailed job spec is below.

  • Significant mammalian cell culture experience, with good aseptic technique.
  • A good understanding of genetics.
  • Practical experience of one or more cell engineering technologies – rAAV, CRISPR, ZFN, TALENs, recombinase, transposons.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Strong molecular biology skills including gDNA, PCR and RNA isolation and molecular cloning techniques.
  • Quick-witted, sharp as a tack and strong focus on detail leading to reliable results.

  • Experience with virus generation (lentivirus, AAV, adenovirus).
  • Exposure to cell line development in the Bioprocess Industry.  Experience culturing and manipulating CHO or HEK293 cells for the production of biotherapeutics.
  • Experience with integrative ‘omics analysis (transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics).
  • Worked within an environment to cGMP or GLP.
  • Business accumen to translate scientific understanding into new business opportunities.

Ideally should have PhD degree or corresponding experience in a relevant scientific discipline with 2-5 years post-PhD experience in drug discovery and/or bioprocess industry or in a leading academic institution.

This role offers a competitive package, with a forward thinking company, if interested then please apply today and send your cv to