Current Departmental Vacancies


Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioprocess Multivariate Statistics and Chemometrics

An exceptional opportunity exists for a postdoctoral research associate to join a joint Centre of Excellence set up by UCL's Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering and Medimmune (Cambridge) for a challenging multidisciplinary three-year programme. The postholder will be required to carry out research in the areas of data mining and of process synthesis, design, planning and optimisation. This will include leveraging experimental data with advanced data mining and multivariate statistical tools so as to derive an integrated set of predictive models for whole bioprocesses. The postholder will be responsible for managing the co-ordination of associated MedImmune-sponsored doctoral students working on upstream and downstream operations of mammalian cell culture processes.  This post is funded for 3 years in the first instance and is available from 1 July 2014. 

For further information about this vacancy, go to UCL's Home Page, go to the Jobs link and search on Reference No 1407506.  The closing date is 28 April 2014.

Administrative Assistant

The Department of Biochemical Engineering is a busy department, whose activities incorporate education and teaching for undergraduates, postgraduates and industry professionals as well as a world-renowned  research component.  We are seeking to recruit an Administration Assistant to join the Office Support team who provide a wide range of administrative support to academic and professional services staff as well as both undergraduate and post-graduate students.

Key duties will include providing a first point of contact, arranging meetings and events, hotels and travel and maintaining office databases, contact lists and equipment and helping with mail-merges, typing and photocopying.  Approximately half the time will be spent supporting the Project Officer in the administration of grants and sponsorship.   The person appointed must have excellent communication, organisation and time-management skills and demonstrate a strong teamwork ethic.

For further information about this vacancy, go to UCL's Home Page, select the Jobs link and search on Reference No: 1409677.  The closing date is 28 April 2014.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Bioprocessing

UCL was a founding laboratory of Biochemical Engineering and is the largest international centre for teaching and research.  The Department's research activity is internationally renowned and embraces five major global themes; the achievement of speed from discovery to outcome, the harnessing of genomics, addressing the new generation of complex materials, making the outcomes affordable and achieving sustainability. Many of our research projects are in collaboration with industry and all address strategically significant issues.

The post holder will have responsibility for the development of new teaching and research agendas in Bioprocessing with a particular emphasis on grant winning and securing of industrial support. They will play a full role in the departmental management and also knowledge transfer activities.  The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent qualification in a field related to bioprocessing (life science or engineering) and will have a profile in their field. The successful candidate will also have relevant teaching experience and running research project.

For further information about this vacancy, go to UCL's home page, select the Jobs link and search on Reference No: 1410336.  The closing date is 5 May 2014.

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