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Senior Research Scientist - Microbial Fermentation

Berkshire   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

We are currently looking for a Senior Research Scientist in Microbial Fermentation Scientist to join a leading Pharmaceutical company based in the Berkshire area for an initial 12 months (Potential to extend or become permanent). As the Senior Research Scientist in Microbial Fermentation you will be responsible for engaging in a variety of process development activities, including but not limited to troubleshooting, evaluation of process scalability to GMP facilities.


Your duties as the Senior Research Scientist in Microbial Fermentation will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Engage in microbial process development at both lab and pilot scale

2. Perform microbial process development experiments in order to improve processes within lab and pilot scale

3. The Senior Research Scientist in Microbial Fermentation will work with various upstream and downstream scientists, research and clinical manufacturing groups

4. Analyse data and report findings in relevant formats as appropriate. Represent the group in cross-functional groups and meetings


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Research Scientist in Microbial Fermentation Scientist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Scientific / Pharmaceutical discipline

2. Proven industry experience in lab and pilot scale microbial activities, such as use of bioreactor systems and operating controls

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with high throughput technologies. Experience in cGMP, technology transfer and knowledge of E.coli physiology is preferred / advantageous

Key Words: Microbial Fermentation / Fermentation / Senior Scientist / Research Scientist / GMP / cGMP / Downstream / DSP / Upstream / USP / Bioreactor / Process Development / Lab scale / Pilot scale / Process Scalability / Berkshire / Troubleshoot / Troubleshooting / Evaluation

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Contact: Fabio Roque
  • Phone: 0203 910 2980
  • Reference: J5633703
  • Posted: 28th August 2020
  • Expires: 25th September 2020

Hyper Recruitment Solutions

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