Viral Vector Scientist

£38000 - £43000 per annum
20 May 2021
19 Jun 2021
Jogesh Bowry
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Viral Vector Scientist to join a leading Cell and Gene Therapy company based in the London area. As the Viral Vector Scientist you will be responsible for providing expertise to viral vector industrialisation projects.


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

1. You will work across a number of projects involving the utilisation of viral vectors, and will execute independent research to assist the projects.

2. You will use QBD principles for the design, execution and documentation of process development activities across your projects.

3. As the Viral Vector scientist, you will utilise a breadth of prior biological experience and provide engineering solutions for the vector related cell line development, upstream and downstream processes.

4. You will collaborate with Project Managers and the Tech Transfer teams to support the development and transfer of viral vector processes.


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 PhD in a Life Science subject e.g. Virology, Cell Biology, Gene Therapy

2. Proven academic or industrial experience working with a range of biological techniques and assays

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with gene therapy associated techniques e.g. genetic screening, optimising/developing viral vectors, gene knockdown

Key Words: London | South East | Viral Vector | AAV | Lentiviral | Adenovirus | Vector | Knockdown | siRNA | shRNA | genetic screening | CRISPR screening | cell biology | cellular biology | gene therapy | virology | QBD

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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