Downstream Process Scientist

£28000 to £33000 per annum
02 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Georgia St John-Smith
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity with a leading Life Sciences company in Berkshire. You will be a talented scientist with experience in Downstream Process Development looking to join this state-of-the-art facility in a GMP environment.


Your duties as the Downstream Process Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Contribution to the development, optimisation and characterisation of downstream processes for the recovery and purification of antibody-based therapeutics.

2. Undertake purification process development experiments; through various chromatography and ultrafiltration techniques including Akta, UNICORN, Size Exclusion, Ion Exchange.

3. Assist with evaluation of new bioprocess technologies by identifying and utilising appropriate analytical techniques. For example HPLC, ELISA, electrophoresis for assessing product purity and protein characterisation.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Downstream Process Scientist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. You will possess a strong Bachelor's degree, Masters or PhD in a related field

2. You will have experience working with protein purification in the Pharmaceutical Industry, or have completed a placement year in a similar field.

3. An understanding of analytical methods (HPLC, ELISA and electrophoresis) for assessing product purity and protein characterisation would be highly desirable

Key Words: HPLC / ELISA / Protein purification / Akta / Downstream Process Development / Scientist / Biopharmaceuticals / Process Scientist / Downstream / Biologics / UNICORN / Chromatography / Electrophoresis / Ultrafiltration / Bioprocess

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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