Bioreactor Scientist

Job Ref: J23041
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 02 August 2017

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Bioreactor ScientistBased in CambridgePermanentCompetitive salary & benefits, dependent on experienceSRG are currently recruiting on behalf of a global biotechnology company in Cambridge who are seeking an experienced Cell Biologist to join their R&D division on a permanent basis.The successful individual will be responsible for the development of technology associated with the rapid expression and scale-up of recombinant proteins. This will include the use and maintenance of large-scale Single Use Bioreactors. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Bioreactor Specialist who has the ability to influence technologies used at the forefront of Drug Discovery.Responsibilities include:- Recombinant protein production using transient expression systems.- Running the bioreactor lab including maintenance, scheduling and routine operation of bioreactors.- Routine operation of largely disposable large-scale bioreactors such as Single Use Bioreactor (SUB) and rocking bioreactors to supply preclinical material.- Maintenance and scale-up of inocula for bioreactor processes.- Contributing to the scientific direction of technology development within the Cell Culture and Fermentation Sciences group.Essential requirements:- Degree qualified in Life Sciences (PhD preferred)- Experience in bioreactor operation and bioreactor systems for mammalian cell culture- Experience of running disposable bioreactors desirable- Experience in protein expression in an industrial or academic environment- Knowledge of analytical techniques, e.g. SDS PAGE, western blotting.For further details, please apply online or contact Rachel Ellis directly on 0161 8682235 ().

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.