Senior Research Scientist
Competitive, Great Benefits
Michael Glaze-Santonen
Senior Research Scientist: Cambridge.

As a result of continued investment and demand, an exciting biotechnology company situated in Cambridge, is looking for a Senior Research Scientist to join a growing team. This role will focus more on Molecular Biology Research projects.

Long since established as a leader in the field of biotechnology in relation to antibacterial resistance, they have developed a unique, cutting-edge platform which is forming the basis for a new generation of antibiotics.

This role would be suitable for someone who has recently completed their PhD or perhaps someone with Post-Doc experience who is ready to take on more responsibility with regard to technical decision making.

For candidates looking to join an upwardly mobile and ambitious Scientific business this represents an excellent opportunity.

Role insights;

*Design, develop and optimise bacterial fermentation processes suitable for manufacturing.
*Work with production methods such as shake flasks, 1L Glass bioreactors up to 15L scale stainless steel fermentation systems using conditions including, agitation, media volume, air-flow, pH, temperature.
*Ensure laboratory notebooks and/or Batch Manufacturing Records are completed and maintained according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
*Harvest product from bioreactors using techniques such as depth filtration
*To form part of multidisciplinary teams working within all areas of the Process Development team, and provide results, data and progress to project leaders.

Experience / Knowledge sought;

*Ideally PhD and extensive laboratory experience in a Life Science discipline such as Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering
*Experience of working to GMP
*Experience in developing and /or optimising methods for biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

The Package;

The successful candidate will first and foremost be a valued part of the team and be part of a culture wherein everyone is treated equally and respectfully. You can expect a competitive starting salary, strong benefits and regular opportunities for career progression. You’ll also receive a generous holiday allowance, ongoing training and opportunities to learn.
Please select your CV

If you feel that you have the required experience for the position we would love to hear from you. Please send us a copy of your CV and we will be sure to consider you. If you would like to speak to us directly then please call on 0161 236 8200.