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Senior Research Scientist

CK Group
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2022

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CK Group have an amazing opportunity for an ambitious Senior Scientist with a customer focused mindset, to join a newly established team within a growing biotechnology company at their recently renovated campus in Nottingham, on a permanent basis, with flexibility of hybrid working

The Company:

Outstanding biotechnology organisation focused on next-gen biopharmaceuticals, who have experienced tremendous growth in the last 3 years.

The Role:

  • To be subject matter expert, and offer leadership for the formulation and biophysical characterisation of biopharmaceuticals, particularly viral vector based advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPS).
  • To take lead for customer led service projects


  • Technical leadership in formulation and characterisation of biopharmaceuticals, (viral vector based ATMPs).
  • Develop plans for internal research projects generating marketing data
  • Monitor market trends in the formulation and stabilisation of ATMPs
  • Develop formulations for new products.
  • To strengthen our clients analytical expertise with focus on virus formulations

Your Background:
  • PhD in Biophysics, Biochemistry, Bioprocessing, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field together with at least 4 years plus experience in biophysical characterisation and formulation
  • Strong background in biophysical characterisation of viral vectors and design of formulation studies
  • Experienced in protein biophysical characterisation techniques
  • Expert in development of formulations for proteins, vaccines or viral vectors
  • Experience in formulation of ATMPs, including gene therapies using viral vectors
  • Proven track record of leading and delivering technical projects, ideally within the CDMO or biotech/pharma sector

An attractive salary plus bonus (performance related), defined contribution pension, private healthcare, optional exercise classes/ social activities.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 53258 in all correspondence.


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CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
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S41 9FG
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