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Biologics In-Process Analytics Scientist

Company: Planet Pharma Staffing Limited
Location: London
Reference: FO56891
Closing Date: 08 Sep 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competitive

Job Summary:

Due to the ongoing development of a state-of-the-art Biologics facility and an exciting and varied portfolio of antibody therapeutic programmes, there are currently a position for a talented individual with an academic interest and experience of Antibody Purification & Analysis.



The holder of this post will provide analytical support for process characterisation and understanding activities within Process Development. The position is laboratory based, and comprises independent undertaking of a range of analytical biochemistry techniques. This work will include analysis of in-process samples (generated both internally and externally), isolation and characterisation of process-related impurities and substances, and development of new analytical methods for process analysis and continuous improvement of capabilities.

Successful candidate will be expected to:

  • generate in a timely manner analytical data and to carry out independent investigations into aspects of bioprocess development, by application of a range of analytical biochemistry methods
  • assist with isolation and characterisation of protein and impurity samples as may be required, by a range of established protein analytical techniques
  • independently evaluate and develop new analytical methodologies that may be of use to IPA
  • maintain a high standard of record keeping and documentation, including proper use of laboratory notebooks, electronic records and training material.
  • report scientific findings to the rest of the group in an appropriate way, including presentations, written reports and informal discussions.
  • Working within an international and multicultural environment you should be open, flexible, and have excellent communication and teamwork skills.


Applicants should have knowledge of various downstream processing tools, some experience of chromatography and protein conjugation techniques, as well as a good understanding of analytical methods (HPLC, ELISA and electrophoresis) for assessing product purity and protein characterisation.

Interested candidates should have a strong Bachelor’s degree, Masters or PhD in a related field. Ideally, we are looking to identify candidates who are currently working within the Pharmaceutical Industry, or who have completed a placement year in a similar field. This role will offer the successful candidate an invaluable opportunity to develop their career within the Biopharmaceutical industry


Planet Pharma was founded by a dedicated team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience supporting the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industries. 
We provide the following solutions: Contract Staffing, Outsourced Projects, Permanent Placement and Managed Service Provider Specialities: Clinical & Scientific Staffing, Technology Staffing, Site Management & Monitoring, Clinical Project & Program Management, Clinical Programming & Data Management, Biostatistical Analysis & Reporting, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Validation.


If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone  Femi Olubodun on +44 (0)2038681010 or E-mail

If this role isn’t suitable for you, please let us know if you can refer anyone – any recommendations are much appreciated! Planet Pharma offers a competitive referral scheme so you will be rewarded for your help!

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