Senior Viral Vector Scientist

Dependent on experience
23 Oct 2018
20 Nov 2018
Emily Thom
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Viral Vector Scientist to join a leading Cell and Gene Therapy company based in the London area. As the Senior Viral Vector Scientist you will be responsible for providing expertise in the execution of viral vector industrialisation projects.


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

1. You will become a technical expert in the area of using bioreactors and chromatography methodology for the delivery of ex vivo and in vivo cell therapies.

2. As the Senior Viral Vector Scientist you will focus on downstream process operations and deliver viral vector process and analytical development projects through technical oversights of the projects. You will further work alongside Lead Scientists to work on experimental design and execution.

3. You will work alongside the Technical Transfer function to ensure the development and tech transfer of viral vector processes. You will also provide solutions for vector cell line development and up/downstream bioprocessing.

4. You will generate manufacturing and development protocols in relation to gene therapy products to support the development and regulatory submissions.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences related discipline such as Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Biological Sciences is essential to your application.

2. It is essential that you have experience in upstream and downstream bioprocessing of viral vectors including viral vector biology and cell line development.

3. Practical experience with cell culturing of human and/or mammalian cell lines as well as chromatography, filtration and purification is essential. Tech transfer experience from commercial or research organisations is essential.

Key Words: Vector | Bioprocessing | Tech Transfer | Biotechnology | Viral Vector | Mammalian | Cell Culture | Cell Line Development | Analytical Development |

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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