Principal Scientist - Senior Protein Purification Biochemist

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Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Slough, Berkshire, GB

At UCB everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this make a difference to the lives of people living with severe diseases?” We do that by connecting with patients and their families around the world living with the physical and social burdens of severe disease of the immune system and the central nervous system. Those connections offer new perspectives, drive innovation, and offer the hope of a new generation of therapies that will help to transform lives.


Role Overview

We are currently seeking a Protein Purification expert with experience of manufacturing downstream processing design as well as a good understanding of protein and antibody structure, engineering and production.


This lab based role will be responsible for aiding the design of new antibody and protein therapeutics with manufacturing processing insights, and confirming the suitability of these therapeutics for production.  You will work as part of the team based at our world class research centre in Slough, UK.

This position would suit someone with a flair for innovation and an eye for detail.


Primary Responsibilities

Working within the New Modality Therapeutics Group, you will be part of the team that is responsible for developing new bispecific antibody and protein based therapeutics.  The role will be responsible for confirming the suitability of new antibody based entities for manufacturing, and providing insight on manufacturing considerations of the design of new antibody based entities.


Essential Requirements

  • PhD (or equivalent) with significant experience of downstream processing design.
  • Demonstrateable experience of protein and antibody structure, engineering and production.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills.  With the ability to apply their expertise across different teams and interact effectively with early manufacturing development colleagues.

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