Platform Development Scientist
Upstream and Downstream DNA Production
Based: South East
Negotiable Salary + Benefits
Our client is a pioneering DNA research and development company. Their proprietary in vitro DNA amplification technology leads the way in the production of high-quality synthetic DNA for new therapeutic, diagnostic and synthetic biology applications.
They currently seek an experienced scientist to design and develop new procedures for the efficient upstream and downstream processing and production of novel nucleic acid constructs for commercial applications. In addition to working at the forefront of DNA research in a dynamic biotech company, the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, a performance related bonus, and be eligible to join the company pension scheme.
Your principal role will be to translate and develop concepts into new platforms and processes for technology transfer to our manufacturing division. You will mainly be involved in the improvement of Innovative processes as well as the evaluation of new methods for DNA production. In addition, you will provide support to the research group in producing DNA for new therapeutic platforms. You will be expected to take on a pivotal role at the interface between manufacture, Innovation, and research.
Qualifications and experience:-
- Experience in upstream/downstream DNA processing in an industrial setting
- Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years industrial experience in a molecular biology related discipline
- Proficiency in purification and assaying of nucleic acids, as well as a knowledge of experimental design and GMP requirements highly desirable
- The successful candidate will be bringing ideas to life, and must therefore be engaged with science, adaptable to new approaches, and eager to work with a fast-moving team.
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