- Reference: JLS AS
- Location: South Wales
- Salary: Upto £38k
- Type: Full time
- Start: ASAP
Just Life Sciences are working with a family-operated, yet global business, who pride themselves on ensuring staff are given the autonomy to thrive in their respective areas and an entrepreneurial, free-thinking culture is encouraged in all functions of the Life Sciences division.
Reasons to join
A world-leading international organisation, benefitting from a diverse, multinational team
A fast-paced, dynamic and rapidly growing environment.
An entrepreneurial workplace culture encouraging of new approaches and ideas
Work with the latest generation in resin technology to help customers develop targeted biotherapeutic medicines
A unique opportunity to develop an advanced knowledge base in both the design and use of bioprocess purification resins, with extensive exposure to industry-relevant downstream processing skills
The Applications Scientist will join a team providing both internal and external expertise in column chromatography and downstream processing of biopharmaceuticals. The ideal candidate will be well skilled in downstream protein purification by column chromatography and associated impurities analysis (ELISA, HPLC, UV/vis).
The role involves managing complex projects and working closely with customers, management, sales and other research/technical staff, with regular reporting in both oral and written formats. The role also involves writing papers for scientific publications with the potential for presenting at industry-relevant conferences globally. Additionally, the role may involve international travel to support customers and the commercial team.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- The successful candidate will work with Bioprocessing resins. designed specifically for the purification of monoclonal antibodies. These are used in the treatment of a range of ailments such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes. Manufactured in a purpose-built facility - one of the largest of its kind in the world.
- ABOUT THE CANDIDATE
- Degree in chemistry, materials, biochemistry or related subject.
Comprehensive knowledge or experience of downstream process development including relevant analytical assays (electrophoresis, ELISA, HPLC)
Experience in the use and testing of chromatography resins including extensive use of AKTA instruments
Experience in method development
Ability to write scientific and technical reports as well good oral presentational skills with a proven track record of scientific publications
Be able and willing to handle hazardous chemicals according to documented H&S documentation and processes
Use of MS office, project management tools, scientific computer software including DoE
- PhD degree in chemistry, materials, biochemistry or related subject.
Knowledge of upstream processing in the biopharmaceutical industry
Experience in large scale column packing.
Experience in virus purification
At least 2 years industrial experience
Knowledge of appropriate H&S legislation and industry standards including ISO9001/14001/OHAS 18001.
Just Life Sciences
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