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Scientist - Lipid Nanoparticle Discovery

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Closing date
27 Aug 2022

Job Details

We are currently looking for a Scientist - Lipid Nanoparticle Discovery to join a new Nanomedicines Start-up in the South Oxfordshire area focused on developing Drug Delivery systems for Gene Therapies.
As the Scientist - Lipid Nanoparticle Discovery you will be responsible for Formulation, Characterisation and Pre-clinical assessment of novel nanomedicines such as Lipid Nanoparticles.

This opportunity would suit and driven and passionate Scientist with a love for everything Lipid Nanopartiles ( LNP ) and Nanomedicines and offers the opportunity to work with leaders in this field including one of the scientific leaders responsible for LNP technology development for the Pfizer COVID vaccine.


Your duties as the Scientist - Lipid Nanoparticle Discovery will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Your primary responsibility is to design and execute protocols for the discovery of novel LNP.

2. You will produce and formulate LNP and other similar nanomedicines.

3. You will design and conduct pre-clinical in-vitro studies and transfer methods and processes for further development.

4. You will have the opportunity to working in a growing, people and patient-centric organisation focused on developing life changing Drug Delivery platforms in a supportive, focused and diverse environment where your contributions are valued.


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

1. Relevant PhD in a Pharmaceutical, Chemistry of Life Sciences discipline ideally where you have focused on and experience with Lipid Nanoparticles, Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery systems.

2. Proven experience with one of the following areas:

- Lipid-based Drug Delivery and Formulation. Experience with Microfluidics would be beneficial

- Formulation Characterisation. Techniques include but are not limited to DLS, Particle sizing, pKa determination, UV-VIs and fluorescence measurements.

- Pre-Clinical in-vitro testing including cell-based assay and analytical assessment for efficacy and safety testing.

3. We are looking for a scientist that is passionate about the field of Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery who thrives in a lab based environment.

Key Words: Nanomedicine | Drug Delivery | Nanoparticles | Lipid Nanoparticles | LNP | Gene Therapy | Formulation | Characterisation

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.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
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