Post Doctorate Scientist

Location: Surrey  |  Surrey  |  England
Sector: Life Sciences
Consultant: Josh Sidki
Job Reference: PDS
Salary: £30000 - £35000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Post Doctorate Scientist

Permanent & Full Time

ASAP Start


Surrey, UK

My client is a privately funded Biotech start-up which has received multi-million-pound investment with the focus on production facility in the UK to attain regulatory approval of our product.The product my client offers to the industry delivers a game changing advantage to all pharmaceutical product manufacturers.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement and utilise a range of biochemical methods/assays/techniques in support of all activities associated with the project aimed to ensure project targets are met.
  • Support production and characterization of the product as required.
  • Carry out QC analysis of finished product, stability and performance studies in accordance with standard protocols.
  • Support the development and execution of the products technology field trials and studies.
  • Take responsibility for the supervision and training of junior staff and external users of their products technology.
  • Ensuring that the project operates to a high scientific standard using current methods. Keeping up to date with scientific literature and commercial developments in the project area.
  • Provide reports through analysis of data using software and databases as necessary, to meet project targets and for preparation of presentations and publications
  • Contribute to the development of Standard Operating Procedures and Quality documents required for manufacturer.
  • Carry out all work according to relevant safety practices and any Quality Systems that are applicable.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area. 
  • MSc or PhD in relevant area desirable.
  • Good theoretical knowledge and practical familiarity with techniques for project. Specifically; protein purification, characterization, and performance of assay.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing, optimising and validating assays as well as evaluating and adapting new technologies/assays where appropriate.
  • Good understanding and experience of safe working practices.
  • Experience of having worked within a regulated environment. (e.g. ISO9001, GLP, GMP).
  • Experience of planning and designing experiments and studies to meet project objectives.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information, pre-empt and evaluate issues, and recommend and appropriate course of action to address the issues.
  • Basic microbiology techniques.
  • Clear communicator with excellent writing, report writing and presentation skills; capable of constructing and delivering clear ideas and concepts concisely and accurately for diverse audiences.
  • Skills for communication on complex matters and difficult situations, requiring persuasion and influence.
  • Excellent IT skills in all Microsoft programmes and a high proficiency in Excel married with clearly demonstrable Mathematical capability.

What’s On Offer

A Competitive Salary with benefits including Annual Leave, Contributory Pension, Childcare Vouchers and Company Performance Bonus.

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