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United Kingdom,Wiltshire,Wiltshire,

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microbiology, microbiologists, gmp, microbial, assay, in vitro, pathogenic, microorganisms, biotech,

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£26000 - £33000 per annum

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01 Jun, 2016

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Senior Scientist - Microbiologist


£26K-£33K plus benefits

Contact: Alex Butcher

Reference No: 225882

We are looking for a Senior Scientist - Microbiology with expertise in the area of handling of pathogenic/ non-pathogenic microorganisms and development of upstream microbial processes. The role is within the fermentation team of the Process and Analytical Development Group, which is responsible for developing and performing fermentation processes to support the manufacture of biopharmaceutical products. The data generated are used to evaluate existing manufacturing processes, to guide process improvements and to support the introduction of new processes.

The successful applicant will be a key member of this team, leading and participating in a broad range of upstream microbiological projects for the cultivation of a range of micro-organisms, including pathogens. Previous experience of working to containment level 3 is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

He/she will provide scientific and technical specialism in the area of Microbiological techniques for the development of new products and process improvements to existing biopharmaceutical products. The post holder will be knowledgeable in the area handling of pathogenic/ non- pathogenic microorganisms, in vitro testing of vaccines, microbial assay development, validation and working in regulated areas. The post holder will contribute to process validation and manufacture problem solving activities and will play a key role in the technology transfer activities relating to the development and/or manufacture of biopharmaceutical products.

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