Cell Culture and Bioreactor Process Development (ASII)

Employer
Location
Cambridgeshire, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 22, 2017
Closes
Oct 22, 2017
Ref
R-012735
Contact
AstraZeneca
Contract Type
Full Time

Cell Culture and Bioreactor Process Development: Associate Scientist II

Location: Cambridge, UK

Salary: Competitive

At MedImmune, relentless pursuit is matched with exceptional capabilities to break new ground in science. We have one of the most robust pipelines in the industry, and it's because of our people. We're entrepreneurial and deeply collaborative - a winning combination that's delivering life-changing medicines to patients.

Medimmune in Cambridge, UK are looking to recruit an Associate Scientist II, Cell Culture and Bioreactor Process Development. In this role you will work as part of an interactive team and be responsible for developing high-yielding mammalian cell culture and bioreactor processes for candidate drug projects.

If you're inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives thrive when making brave decisions - join us.


Main duties and responsibilities

You will support pipeline projects: Design and perform cell culture and bioreactor experiments to enable process definition. You will analyse data, write reports and facilitate technology transfer to GMP production. Additionally, you will improve cell culture and bioreactor processes: Identify, develop and implement innovations to cell culture and bioreactor processes through evaluating new technology or making process improvements. Presenting your work to colleagues and cross-functional teams would be an important part of your role.

Essential Requirements

  • Educated to degree level in biological sciences or chemical/biochemical engineering field with relevant practical laboratory experience
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture and protein expression in an industrial or academic environment (CHO cell culture preferred).
  • Experience with bioreactor systems for mammalian suspension cell culture (micro-scale to bench scale).

Desired Requirements

  • Knowledge of media and process development, cell metabolism/biochemistry and /or biochemical engineering.
  • Attention to detail, well organised and good time management skills.

Next Steps - Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

MedImmune is an equal opportunity employer. MedImmune will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Opening date: 23rd August 2017

Closing date: 23rd October 2017