Senior Analytical Scientist

23 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Analytical Scientist to join a growing biotech company based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Senior Analytical Scientist you will be responsible for inventing, developing and performing cell based, biochemical, physicochemical, immunochemical and other assays required to support CMC activities.


Your duties as the Senior Analytical Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Take a lead role in the invention and development of new techniques to characterise and support release of company products.

2. Routinely perform and participate in the invention, qualification, development and validation of cell based, biochemical, physicochemical, immunochemical and other methods required to support manufacturing of products.

3. Liaise with external contractors to support assay transfer, qualification, development, validation, routine analysis and auditing to support projects.

4. Author and technical review technical documents to support CMC program ensuring good quality guidelines are adhered to throughout


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

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences based discipline, plus significant relevant experience working in a GMP regulated biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting.

2. Specifically, you will be required to demonstrate industry experience in cell culture and a range of biochemical and immunochemical techniques, covering tech transfer, assay development, assay validation and stability studies.

3. As this is a Senior Scientist level position, you will be expected to have excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, be self-motivated and be capable of readily adapting to changing priorities in a fast paced environment. Ideally you will have some experience supervising or line managing a team of scientists.

Key Words: Senior Scientist | Analytical Scientist | Method Development | Method Validation | Assay Development | Assay Validation | Cell Culture | Cell based assays | immunoassays | immunochemical assays | biochemical assays | GMP

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We 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 recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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