Manufacturing Scientist - DNA

Manufacturing Scientist - DNA

Job Title: Manufacturing Scientist - DNA
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: bonus and excellent benefits
Start Date: 2019-07-31
Reference: 16313
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2019 15:30

Job Description

A unique Biotech who are pioneering the methods for the manufacture of high quality dbDNA as well as leading research for the development of DNA based therapies are recruiting a Manufacturing Scientist to join their Translational Group.<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Role Summary:</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />This opportunity is created due to the continued growth of the company to recruit for a Manufacturing Scientist to join their translational team.&nbsp; They are currently developing a gene therapy and 2 other vaccines with a pipeline behind these under development.&nbsp; The purpose of the role is to manufacture their novel doggy bone DNA (dbDNA) for use in house as well as for external collaboration work and use in clinical trials.&nbsp; Working in an aseptic environment to GMP and following SOP&rsquo;s in the manufacturing process with the responsibility for all documentation.&nbsp; Using molecular biological and biochemistry techniques to manufacture the batches. <br />&nbsp;<br />As a Manufacturing Scientist, you will work closely with the Head of Translational Research and Senior Scientists to set out the project requirements to then work autonomously to deliver batches.&nbsp; This is a highly collaborative role where you will be working closely with internal colleagues as well as the external collaborator &ndash; often communicating on a daily basis.&nbsp; In addition to the manufacture you will have the chance to work on platform development projects to help broaden your skill set and progress your career in this fast-developing Biotech.<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Desired Skills and Competencies:</strong><br /><strong>&nbsp;</strong><br />For this opportunity, you will need to have at least a BSc or preferably a higher-level qualification with experience in the manufacture of DNA, small molecules, or proteins for example.&nbsp; You will need to have strong molecular biology and biochemistry skills with experience of working with DNA, preferably in a commercial environment or regulated environment.&nbsp; Experience of GMP is advantageous to your application but not essential.<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>The Company:<br /></strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong><br />A pioneering company who have developed a revolutionary platform technology for the in vitro DNA amplification method for the production of synthetic DNA that can be used in therapeutics, viral vectors, diagnostic, and synthetic biology applications.&nbsp; They are based in state of the art laboratories in Hampton and are a dynamic company who are leaders in the field with great potential going forward that is now being realised as they enter a phase of growth. <br />&nbsp;<br />The Translational Group are responsible for developing gene therapies and DNA based vaccines alongside external collaborative projects to develop methods and manufacture DNA for use in clinical trials.&nbsp; Behind this there are others in the development pipeline to be realised.&nbsp; This is a growing function with the Manufacturing Scientist adding to this to further develop their capabilities.<br />&nbsp;