Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Fermentation Scientist (Initial 12 Month Contract)


  • South East
  • £24,000 - £35,000
  • Life Science

About this job

Fantastic opportunity awaits a high calibre Scientist (PhD/MSc) seeking a position with a world leading pharmaceutical organisation!

In this research driven and highly collaborative position, you will effectively utilise your broad skill set in chemical/ biological engineering and analytical sciences to support process sciences, aiding the development of protein therapeutics.

You will be predominantly laboratory-based working with both bench (250ml – 5L) and pilot (200L) scale bioreactors and undertake a range of purification, analytical and biochemistry techniques in order to understand the impact of fermentation on process performance. You will also have the opportunity to further develop your analytical techniques associated with analysis of cells including HPLC, Coulometric & Fluorometric assays, Affinity Purification (TECAN) and SDS-PAGE.

Applications are invited from candidates possessing:

  • Post-Graduate degree in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology (or other relevant discipline)
  • Excellent understanding of fermentation & cell culture systems
  • Strong skills in protein purification, chromatography & analysis
  • Working knowledge with TECAN purification systems is highly desirable
  • Proficient trouble-shooter and problem solver

Apply to VRS today to be considered for this highly rewarding new role!

Key Words: Biochemistry, Fermentation, Bioreactors, Bench Scale, Pilot Scale, Protein, Purification, TECAN, Affinity Chromatography, HPLC, UPLC, AKTA, Chromatography, SDS-Page, Electrophoresis, Antibody, Antibodies, Research, Development, High Throughput, Biopharmaceutical, Industry, Industrial, Berkshire, Reading, London, South East, VRS6416CR

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