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Principal Scientist - Bioassay

Company: Lonza Biologics Plc
Location: Slough
Reference: R3055
Closing Date: 17 Oct 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits:

Job Summary:

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. Our vision: We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life. ...

Requirements:

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. 

Our vision:

We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.

Our mission:

We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers.
 

Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?

 

Job Description SummaryWe have a great position for an experienced bioassay scientist to join our Analytical Development department as a Principal Scientist. This is a permanent position that would be based out of our Slough facility.

 

Job Description

As a Principal Scientist you will be using your skills and expertise to mentor and lead scientific activities and projects within the Bioanalytical team. You will be the ‘go to’ person for more junior members of the team and will get involved in more complex projects and customer interactions. Approximately 20% of your time will be spent in the lab.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liase with customers to ensure efficient and successful transfer of activity/potency assays into Lonza labs
  • Perform analytical activities to develop transfer validation of  cell based bioassays.
  • Troubleshooting and coaching of junior staff
  • Review of scientific content of  development and QA audited studies performed within the Bioanalytics group. Ensure that studies are delivered to the appropriate scientific and technical quality.
  • Selection of new equipment and maintenance of policy documentation for equipment and processes
  • Evaluate and drive new innovations in the department
  • Represent the department to customers as part of a multi-disiplinary project team

Interested?

What we need you to have:

  • PhD with significant experience post study. Some of this must be in industry.
  • Substantial experience with cell based bioassays
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated mentoring capability
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience with one or more of the following; ELISA, BIACORE, FACS

Responsibilities 

EducationDoctorate: Biochemistry

 

Work ExperienceResearch&Development (Advanced)

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Lonza.  The place to Go, Stay and Grow.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
228 Bath Road Slough Berkshire
SL1 4DX
England
Tel:  +44 1753 777000
Fax:  +44 1753 777001
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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