Hiring Now: Associate Scientist, Antibody Formulation Developer

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By Sammy

Hello, we are hiring.


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Antibody Formulation Development Team in Slough as an Associate Scientist, Antibody Formulation Development on a 12 Month contract.

The Biological Formulation Development (BFD) group, part of the BioTechnology Sciences department, plays an essential role in supporting all ongoing projects by supplying efficient formulations for all stages of the monoclonal antibody development process from Toxicology studies to Phase 3 Clinical studies. The BFD group is continuously looking at improving and developing fast and efficient formulation technology platforms thus enhancing the stability of standard antibodies as well as novel antibody formats.

Main Responsibilities

  • Performing experiments or analysis, enabling non-clinical or clinical studies
  • Supporting pre-formulation laboratory activities which include laboratory set-up and provision of technical resources
  • Authoring formulation protocols, reports and supporting documentation, based on a deep understanding of biochemical or physical degradation routes of antibody-derived molecules.

Essential Requirements

  • Masters (or equivalent) or PhD in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biology or similar, with demonstrated 3-5y laboratory experience, knowledge and application of new and developing technologies
  • Experience in protein/antibody analysis (HPLC /UPLC, iCE, UV spectroscopy, DLS, CGE, rheology, MFI) with experience in formulation development seen as an advantage.
  • High level of numeracy and the ability to critically evaluate data.
  • Ability to work in a busy team environment with changing priorities.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.

If you think you match the skills listed above and are looking for a new challenge in the Biotech industry, then please apply with your CV or call Thomas Nash on +44 (0)333 010 6307 for a completely confidential chat about your situation.