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Senior Scientist - Biophysical Characterisation

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Competitive Package
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Biochemistry, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are currently looking for a Senior Scientist - Biophysical Characterisation to join a leading Global Biopharmaceutical company based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Senior Scientist - Biophysical Characterisation you will be responsible for the Analytical testing of novel pre-clinical Biopharmaceuticals.

This role would suit a Protein Scientist or Chemist with experience of developing and using Biophysical techniques to assess protein:protein interactions.


Your duties as the Senior Scientist - Biophysical Characterisation will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Independently design, set-up and run analytical tests to characterise novel Biopharmaceutical products at pre-clinical phase with a focus on Biophysical analysis to assess protein to protein interactions.

2. Support and lead method development activities to ensure the Biophysical Analytical methods are fit for purpose.

3. You will develop and use techniques such as, but not limited to: DLS, Scanning Calorimetry, Rheometry, SPR and HPLC

4. You will also have the opportunity to author experimental protocols, support High-throughput automation embedding and contribute to the analytical research capabilities.


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

1. Relevant PhD in Biophysics or similar related field (Protein Sciences, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry etc.), ideally in addition to industry experience.

2. Proven experience with analytical characterisation of Proteins, Antibodies or similar Biological products. Techniques include HPLC, Dynamic Light Scattering, Surface Plasmon Resonance, Calorimetry, Infrared microscopy, Spectroscopy etc.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with protein Biochemistry where you have a technical understanding of secondary, tertiary and quaternary protein structures.

Key Words: Biopharmaceutical | Biologics | Antibody | Recombinant Protein | Analysis | Analytical Testing | Analytical Development | Analytical Chemist | Biophysics | Biophysical | SPR | DLS | Calorimetry | Spectroscopy | HPLC | Protein:Protein | Protein to Protein |

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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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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