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Principal Hydrogel Scientist

Cheshire   •  £36000 - £42000 per annum + Share options  •  Permanent, Full time

Job Title: Principal Hydrogel Scientist
Location: Cheshire
Employment Term: Permanent
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000
Benefits: Share options in the company

SRG are working with Emerging optical drug developer, who are creating new treatments for retinal diseases. The purpose of this role is to provide the scientific and technical expertise needed to break through the developmental challenges that the development and characterisation of Hydrogel Materials present
The role

* Designing and characterising hydrogel applications for drug delivery applications.
* Perform Invitro analytical and characterising techniques.
* Support and innovate surrounding ophthalmic therapeutics
* Interpret data and provide recommendations for further experimentation
* Provide supervisory support where required
* Contribute to the wider running of the laboratory ensuring the highest standards are maintained

The successful candidate will have:

* PhD or equivalent experience in life sciences, materials science, chemistry, or related scientific discipline
* Expertise in the design, characterisation and application of Hydrogel Materials
* Experience of biologics assay development, optimisation and qualification.
* Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, IEF)
* Chromatography (SEC, RP-HPLC, AEX, HILIC)
* Immunoassays (ELISA, Potency, HCP)
* Knowledge of drug delivery and membrane absorption, desirable hands on knowledge of drug delivery to the eye, and the implications deliverables (topical, gum and cheek also desirable)
* Work with Peptides and Gels and protein purification is desired
* Knowledge of invitro Pharmacokinetics, efficacy and safety

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to Matthew.garner@srgtalent.com. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Matt on 0161 868 2205.
SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.
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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2164916
  • Posted: 10th May 2022
  • Expires: 7th June 2022


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