Research/Senior Research Scientist DSP

Research/Senior Research Scientist (DSP) 

Grade: 30-32 (Depending on Experience)

Salary £23,012- £36,400


Post Ref –  2019ATR121

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing manufacturing processes for customers biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.

With plants in Billingham UK, Hillerod Denmark, North Carolina and Texas USA our Global Vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Due to increased demand for process development at our Billingham site in the North East of England (UK), we have available for immediate start a vacancy for a Research/Senior Research Scientist. This opportunity is for a lab based Research Scientist to join the DownStream Processing department within the Process Development function. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding department of Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Billingham, Teesside.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding department of Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Billingham, Teesside.

DownStream Processing (Process Development – PD)

As we continue to grow, we are looking for a qualified candidate looking to develop their scientific career.  We offer a work environment that promotes individual responsibility and growth, a collaborative spirit, and an atmosphere that encourages learning and professional development.

Downstream Processing (DSP) involves the purification of the target protein species from a crude protein mix through to buffer exchange and protein concentration.  As a CDMO we work in dedicated project teams assigned to specific Customer programmes.  Developing the purification process, demonstrating the process in our large scale pilot facilities before transfer to and manufacture in our cGMP facilities.  Project teams in DSP work on Customer programmes across all stages of the drug discovery journey from pre-clinical to launched product.

Research Scientist (DSP)

The successful candidate will be laboratory based and contribute to PD DSP Operations as a junior member of a Customer project team.  Their role will be to execute high quality experimental work to support the development, evaluation and characterisation of processes for the production of novel therapeutic products (particularly proteins).  They must have a strong scientific knowledge in the field of protein science, specifically downstream protein purification and must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.  For further details refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

We offer a generous benefits package including;

  • Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
  • Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme offering, bikes, dental etc.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Free Parking

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to  no later than 12 noon on Friday, 22 November 2019.

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Job Description – Research Scientist DSP

Job Description – Senior Research Scientist DSP

Personal Spec – Research Scientist

Personal Spec – Senior Research Scientist

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