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MCC Research Scientist - CY Partners Scientific Recruitment

Posted: 20 October 2017

Closing: 30 November 2017

The main duties of the role are to:

• To design and implement experimental plans
• To accurately record the experiments performed (including writing reports) and ensure full documentation compliant with R&D quality procedures
• To be involved in process technology transfers from client companies into R&D, if required. To prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use in a suitable and professional manner. Some guidance may be required for technical content and R&D standards.

Candidates looking to apply for these roles must have a high level Life science degree, or a PhD in Mammalian Cell Culture or other relevant subject. Equivalent industrial exposure will also be considered
Other requirements include:

• Experience of the operation and control of stirred tank, laboratory scale (1-10L) mammalian cell culture bioreactors
• Experience with high throughput cell line screening technologies, such as the ambr™ systems
• Experience of the operation and control of large scale (up to 200L) mammalian cell culture bioreactors
• Experience of mammalian cell culture, preferably in a biotech/pharmaceutical industry setting
• In depth Knowledge of mammalian (CHO) process development and optimisation
• Good aseptic technique
• Able to perform calculations required for cell culture (for example, calculating growth rate, cell number manipulations, basic statistics)
• Line management/supervision of research staff (senior)
• In depth knowledge of cell culture methods
• Experience working to GMP standards in an industrial laboratory.

If you would like to find out more about these opportunities, please contact Graham at CY Partners on 0191 477 4733 or