Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Scientist – Protein Analysis


  • South East
  • £32,000 - £40,000
  • Life Science

About this job

Pharmaceutical development relies upon accurate and timely analysis of drug substances and drug products across all phases of development.

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company responsible for designing and developing new biopharmaceutical treatments for a variety of disease areas. They are driven to improve their working processes and adopt advanced characterisation techniques and automation/robotics to speed up processes within their pharmaceutical development laboratories, ranging from early phase discovery to drug product formulation.

In this highly varied role, you will be responsible for:

  • Analysing protein therapeutics using HPLC, capillary electrophoresis, FTIR, circular dichroism, DSC, DLS
  • Assisting with the installation, training and technical support of new characterization, automation & lab efficiency equipment/technology
  • Communicating results and learnings to multiple departments

Suitable candidates must have:

  • Experience of analysing biopharmaceutical compounds, e.g. antibodies or similar
  • Knowledge of relevant analytical techniques e.g. HPLC, UPLC, capillary electrophoresis, circular dichroism, IR, UV-VIS etc.
  • Passion for digitalisation, automation, robotics and/or computation and an interest in how these concepts can be applied to a pharmaceutical development laboratory

This role is offered on an initial 12 month contract with realistic potential for progression and contract extension.

Keywords: pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, protein, antibody, analysis, HPLC, UPLC, CGE, capillary electrophoresis, CD, circular dichroism, automation, robotics, development, Slough, Reading, London, VRS8509SE

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