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Development Bioconjugation Chemist (DBC632)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- West Yorkshire -- Leeds

Job Type

11 June 2021

Development Bioconjugation Chemist – Competitive – Leeds, Yorkshire

The Role

Would you welcome an exciting opportunity to take on a fresh challenge in research and development? A leading global consultancy that focuses on the development of nonwoven products and processes is seeking a talented and motivated Development Chemist.

Joining a world-class project team developing cutting edge PPE products that combat COVID-19, the role is initially for 8 months, with the possibility of extension.

The key responsibilities of a Development Bioconjugation Chemist include, but are not limited to:

  • help to develop novel “COVID capture” technology for PPE which will help save health care workers’ lives.
  • Bioconjugation in an industrial environment including scale-up.
  • Surface modification of polymers.
  • Developing ligand binding quantification assays.
  • Developing concepts, formulating and testing hypotheses independently, and communicating technical approach to the wider project team.

The Company

The company has grown quickly into a leading global consultancy business focused on the development of nonwoven products and processes.

Having now completed over 450 projects for 150 different companies, the company has a proven reputation for developing innovative, commercially viable products, helping its clients to improve and grow their businesses.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Development Bioconjugation Chemist:

  • Proven and practical experience of bioconjugation in an industrial environment, with hands-on experience of scale-up of such processes being highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of surface modification of polymers would be a distinct advantage, as would practical experience of developing ligand binding quantification assays.
  • Familiarity with analytical techniques such as HPLC would be beneficial.
  • Possessing a demonstrable ability to solve problems by developing concepts, formulating and testing hypotheses independently, while being able to communicate your technical approach to the wider project team is key.
  • You should have a PhD or Degree/Masters in Biochemistry/Organic Chemistry, or equivalent, plus at least two years’ experience in an industrial environment, or a comparable post-doctoral research role.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please send your CV and a cover letter explaining your relevant skills and experience.

Contact information

Kerry Cawthray