Viral Vector Scientist

Experience Dependent
04 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Viral Vector Scientist to join an exciting Cell Therapy company based in London. As the Viral Vector Scientist you will help to design, execute and document process development activities for viral vector projects using Quality by Design principles and industrial bioprocessing techniques such as cell factory-based expansion and virus production, stirred tank bioreactor processing, primary recovery using filtration approaches, purification via chromatographic methods and associated analytical techniques.


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

1. Work with senior and lead scientists to design process development activities for viral vector projects.

2. Collaborate with Project Managers and the Technical Transfer team and to enable the development and technical transfer of viral vector processes.

3. Establish and maintain strong interaction with academic and industrial partners to provide engineering solutions for vector cell line development, upstream or downstream bioprocessing.

4. Independently analyse raw data to a high standard and present results to project teams and external stakeholders as appropriate.


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

1. Relevant degree and ideally a PhD in a Engineering or Life Science discipline along with industrial experience.

2. Proven industry experience using Design of Experiment (DoE) and Quality by Design (QbD) will be highly advantageous.

3. A working knowledge and experience with viral vectors is essential to your application.

Key Words: Viral Vectors | Cell Therapy | Gene Therapy | Process Development | Quality by Design | Design of Experiment | Biopharmaceutical | ATMP | Scale up | Tech Transfer | AAV | Lentiviral |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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