Cell Process Development - Principal Scientist 52
The purpose of this role is to primarily conduct scientific experiments as necessary within dedicated scientific teams. It is likely that the individual will be progressing from a Scientist role from within the company, or will have significant scientific role experience from elsewhere. They will be relatively independent in both the conduct and analysis of their experiments, but will still require guidance from their line manager. This role may or may not involve project management or line management of others. Functional focus: The Cell Process Development team is concerned with the improvement and automation of their T cell manufacturing process, as well as process adaptation and innovation for new products coming from the organisation's pipeline and research groups (incl. Autoimmune and Stem Cell). Cell products from individual stages within the manufacturing process are characterised in phenotypical and functional assays. Process changes are then tech transferred to their global manufacturing teams.
Conducting experiments in cell culture and analytical labs (50%)
Experiment planning, data analyses and recording results (15%)
Meetings and discussions (10%)
Routine lab maintenance (5%)
Project management or line management of others (20%, This percentage may rise or fall depending on
Qualifications and Experience
Skills and Competencies
The role reports into the Cell Process Development Group Leader who has the overall responsibility
for Cell Process Development. The job holder would work with the Cell PD Group
Leader and Head of PD to define the strategy. The job holder would work
collaborative with other functional experts both within the Cell PD team and
with colleagues from Research and other departments.
May have one or more direct reports.
May help compile budgetary requirements.
Occasional travel might be required.