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Senior Scientist – CMC Bioassay Development
Cambridge , East Anglia

Senior Scientist – CMC Bioassay Development
We are looking for an experienced laboratory-based senior scientist to develop our client’s in-house biological assay capabilities in support of outsourced CMC activities. Situated in the Cambridgeshire area. This is a permanent opportunity, offering a competitive salary as well as a full range of benefits.

The Role
As a Senior Scientist specialising in CMC Bioassay Development, you will be responsible for:
 Develop and optimise cell based biological assay methods, cell lines and reagents for use in GMP product release and stability testing
 Assess Discovery based bioassay methods for their utility as potency assays for GMP product release and stability testing
 Manage the transfer of suitable bioassays to third party contract manufacturing organisations
 Ensure methods are designed to meet current industry and regulatory guidance
 Evaluate and implement new technologies as required
 Authoring of relevant sections of regulatory submissions
 Contribute to on-going MOA assay development within the group
 Provide support to project teams throughout the product development process

Qualifications and Experience
 BSc. or equivalent in an in vitro cell based subject
 Significant relevant experience in bioassay development and validation for use in GMP
 A high level of motivation, innovative thinking, flexibility to adapt quickly and a “can do” attitude
 Ability to work to tight timelines, process several projects simultaneously and link effectively with project leaders and other scientists as required
 PhD. or equivalent in an in vitro cell based subject

To Apply
To apply for this role, simply apply to this advert, or alternatively you can send your most recent up to date CV to

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted. All successful applications are subject to S3 Science’s stringent vetting and security checks.

S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Salary: Competitive
Date Posted: 02/08/2017
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