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Senior Scientist - BFD


Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Job Function:  Research & Early Development
Job ID:  65052

Senior Scientist - BFD

UCB – Inspired by patients. Driven by science.

Help us transform patients’ lives.

About UCB


At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe diseases. We look to transform patients’ lives by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. With us, our talent makes the most of who they are, unlocking innovation and setting new standards for patients.


Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this make a difference to the lives of people living with severe diseases?” And to find the answers, we connect globally with patients and their families living with the physical and social burdens of severe disease. These connections give us new perspectives, drive our innovation, and offer a hope for a new generation of therapies that will help to transform lives.


To strengthen our Biological Formulation Development Group, we are looking to fill the position of: Senior Scientist.


About the Role

You will be responsible for:

  • Advancing NBE drug product from preclinical evaluation to market application.
  • Designing and executing the specific studies that are meant to identify the formulation components that provide the active with the longest shelf-life, the best developability characteristics and the highest value for the target patient populations.
  • Being an expert in the physico-chemical properties as well as in the formulation strategies of monoclonal antibodies.
  • Coordinating, assessing and disseminating the results of the technical evaluations to a broader panel of experts.


About You

You should have:

  • Former analytical experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, as well as a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the issues and challenges related to taking products coming from research through development as well as of the associated clinical manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent team player skills; constantly demonstrating high levels of creativity and ownership for the progress of the UCB molecule you are responsible for.


About UCB
UCB, Brussels, Belgium (www.ucb.com) is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines and solutions to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases of the immune system or of the central nervous system. With 7 500 people in approximately 40 countries, the company generated revenue of € 4.6 billion in 2018. UCB is listed on Euronext Brussels (symbol: UCB). Follow us on Twitter: @UCB_news

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