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Peptide Scientist

Almac Group Ltd
Edinburgh Technopole, Penicuik (GB)
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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Job Details

Almac Sciences (Scotland) focuses on manufacturing high quality peptides for the pharmaceutical research industry. Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  

Working as part of the Peptide Development team in our Edinburgh Technopole facility, you will be responsible for

  • The development of peptide production processes that are suitable and robust to transfer to manufacturing.
  • Lab-scale production of peptides and proteins by solid phase chemical synthesis
  • Purification and analysis of peptides for despatch to customers
  • Participating in technical discussions with customers as required

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group. As such, the role would suit a candidate in the early stages of their career looking to further develop their chemical knowledge and expertise in the ever-evolving field of peptide manufacturing.

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s or Masters level qualification (or equivalent) in a Chemistry or Life Science Discipline
  • Excellent practical synthetic organic chemistry skills
  • Delivery of multiple tasks simultaneously

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Minimum 2:1 grade in Bachelor’s degree
  • PhD in Chemistry or related discipline
  • Previous synthetic organic/scale-up chemistry experience in an industrial environment
  • Familiarity with modern analytical techniques e.g. HPLC, MS
  • Technical knowledge related to peptide chemistry


The Almac Group is a family of six business units: Almac Clinical Services, Almac Clinical Technologies, Almac Diagnostics, Almac Discovery, Almac Pharma Services and Almac Sciences. Am award winning organisation and employer headquartered in Craigavon we also have additional facilities across the UK, the USA, Singapore and Japan.

Everything we do supports our core vision: to be the leader in the generation of superior solutions for the advancement of human health. We do this through our four core values: outstanding quality, superlative customer focus, exceptional innovation and inspirational people.

Be part of something big.  Be part of something special.  Be part of Almac.

Find Us
02838 332200
Seagoe Industrial Estate
Co Armagh
BT63 5QD
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