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Development Chemist

Tyne and Wear   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Development Chemist

Location: Sunderland

A biotechnology company focused on developing ADCs is looking to recruit an experienced Development Chemist. The company have a strong pipeline and work to create more effective treatments within Oncology. The post holder will report to the Principal Scientist, and within the team will have significant input into the technical strategy. Supporting growth of the best Antibody Drug Conjugates through data review, report generation and external presentations.

Key Responsibilities

Contributing to technology development strategies and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement

Executing, analysing and interpreting experiments and data generated

Developing and optimising scale up/down synthetic chemistry, and appropriate technology-based manufacturing processes

Developing a knowledge and understanding of the bioconjugation, purification and analysis of antibody conjugates

Processing and operating analytical equipment and ensuring its maintained

Undertaking H&S activities such as risk assessments and COSHH forms

Skills, Knowledge & Experience


A degree in Chemistry and industry experience or a PhD

Experience of multi-step organic synthesis and purification

Experience in spectroscopic techniques including NMR, LC-MS and HPLC etc.

Knowledge of peptide and heterocyclic chemistry


Knowledge of carbohydrate chemistry

Experience of the safe handling and the containment of high potency cytotoxic materials

To Apply contact: Hanan.gibson@cpl.com | 01189594 990

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Contact: Hanan Gibson
  • Reference: JO-2107-472471
  • Posted: 14th July 2021
  • Expires: 11th August 2021

Cpl Life Sciences

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