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Associate Scientist - Process Development

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
4 Feb 2023

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Postgraduate, Biotechnology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you an experienced associate scientist in process development, looking for an exciting new job opportunity?

We are currently looking for an Associate Scientist - Process Development to join a growing cell & gene therapy company based in Edinburgh.

As the Associate Scientist - Process Development you will play a supporting role in applying your scientific knowledge and technical expertise to develop stem cell culture processes and associated analytical assays.

Please note that this role will entail weekend work (on a rotating rota) and you will get time back in lieu.


Your duties as the Associate Scientist - Process Development will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Working with a team of scientists, you will plan, execute and record experiments in electronics laboratory notebooks across a range of process development projects from academic and industrial settings.

2. You will be responsible for executing agreed research independently with minimal supervision and responsible for supporting research based manufacturing processes, e.g. to scalable manufacturing protocols.

3. As the Associate Scientist - Process Development, you will record and analyse raw data, and communicate results to internal project teams as well as external clients and collaborators. This will include using scientific reports as appropriate.

4. Additionally, you will produce protocols to allow technology transfer both internally and externally, whilst maintaining high standards of laboratory practices in all activities.


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

1. Relevant BSc/MSc in Life Science, Biotechnology or relevant degree and ideally in an area relevant to immune/stem cell processing. A degree and experience working within an appropriate environment focused to immune/stem cell processing is essential for this position.

2. Proven practical experience within cell culture with induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) is also essential for this role as an Associate Scientist. This includes upstream and/or downstream cell processing or cell characterisation methodologies.

3. Any additional experience in cell culture with immune cells (lymphocytes, PBMCs, dendritic cells) or other clinically relevant cell types (e.g. CD34+, MSCs), cell isolation or cell purification would be highly advantageous.

Key Words: Associate Scientist | Process Development | Life Science | Biotechnology | Stem Cells | Cell Culture | Immune Cell | Cell and Gene Therapy

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
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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