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Research Associate in Bioprocess Engineering-Fermentation Ref: 1688881

  • Grade:7
  • Hour: Full Time
  • Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £34,635 - £41,864 Per Annum (including London allowance)

Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will be required to carry out research, management and supervision in the area of bioprocessing of proteins for use in a potential vaccine.  This will include designing and running experiments, recording, analysing, writing up the results, including publications and conference presentations, overseeing the work of doctoral researchers in the subject area and other graduate students. The post is funded by GCRF establishment of biopharmaceutical and animal vaccine production capacity in Thailand and neighbouring South East Asian countries.

The post will be funded for 4 years in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The project is a collaborative effort with BIOTEC, (the Thai national biomanufacturing centre) and successful interaction will be critical in meeting the goals of the programme, travel to Thailand for the purposes of this collaboration is a key part of the project. It will also involve collaboration with colleagues at Imperial College London in the area of mass spectrometry for antigen analysis.

A job description and person specification for

Research Associate in Bioprocess Engineering-Fermentation Ref:1688881 can be accessed here

To apply for the vacancy, please click on ' Apply Now' button.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Dr Tarit Muk.hopadhyay on t.mukhopadhyay@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Taking Action for Equality

  • Closing Date: 11 Dec 2017
  • Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
  • Interview date: 14 December

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality.


Research Associate in Bioprocess Engineering/Bioanalysis Ref:1695128 

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £34,635 - £50,753 per annum (including London allowance)

Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will be required to carry out research, management and supervision in the area of bioprocessing of therapeutic antibodies. This will include designing and running experiments, recording, analysing, writing up the results, including publications and conference presentations, overseeing the work of doctoral researchers in the subject area and other graduate students. The post is funded by GCRF establishment of biopharmaceutical and animal vaccine production capacity in Thailand and neighbouring South East Asian countries.

The post is funded for 4 years in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The project is a collaborative effort with BIOTEC in Thailand (the national biomanufacturing centre) and successful interaction will be critical in meeting the goals of the programme, travel to Thailand for the purposes of this collaboration is a key part of the project. It will also involve collaboration with colleagues at Imperial College London in the area of mass spectrometry of monoclonal antibodies and University of Kent in the area of cell line development.

In order for the post to be considered for a Grade 8 salary, candidates will need to demonstrate that that meet all of the criteria set out in the job description.

A job description and person specification for Research Associate in Bioprocess Engineering/Bioanalysis Ref:1695128 can be accessed here.

To apply for the vacancy, please click on 'Apply Now' button.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Prof Daniel Bracewell on d.bracewell@ucl.ac.uk

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

  • Closing Date: 11 Dec 2017, Latest time for the submission of applications
  • 23:59
  • Interview date: 14 December 2017

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality.


KTP Associate - Bioprocess Development Scientist Ref:1697904 

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Hours: Full Time (Job share considered)
  • Salary: Grade 6B £31,967 - £32.830 per annum; Grade 7 £34,635 - £41,864 per annum

Duties and ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking to appoint a highly qualified and motivated individual to work on an Innovate UK funded, collaborative Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between Biocatalysts Limited (http://www.biocatalysts.com/) and the UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering.

UCL is one of the UK’s premier universities and is consistently ranked in the world’s top 10 in a number of international indices. The UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering is one of the leading international centres for bioprocess research. It has excellent research facilities including a full-scale £25m bioprocessing pilot plant. The department hosts the EPSRC Future Targeted Manufacturing Healthcare Hub, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Emergent Macromolecular Therapies and the UCL Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioprocess Engineering Leadership.

Biocatalysts Limited is a global biotechnology company that develops and manufactures specialty enzymes from small to medium to commercial scale quantities for a variety of industries, such as food, flavor and fragrance, life science, pharma and fine chemicals.
The main duty of the post holder is to lead and successfully deliver the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between UCL and Biocatalysts to develop the use of novel Ultra Scale-Down (USD) methods to speed the creation, scale-up and commercialisation of fermentation and downstream processes for new enzyme and protein products.
The post carries a £4,000 dedicated personal development budget, £7,500 for travel and consumables and will predominantly be based at Biocatalysts offices in -Nantgarw, Cardiff. The post is available as soon as possible and is funded for 24 months in the first instance. 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a good first degree in Biochemical/Chemical Engineering (or closely related subject) or hold a Masters level qualification in Biochemical/ Bioprocess/ Biotechnology or other closely related subject; we welcome applicants with a PhD/EngD. You should also have experience of conducting high quality research and be able to demonstrate very good knowledge and experience of separation techniques including centrifugation and/or filtration.

Further Details: A job description and person specification for KTP Associate - Bioprocess Development Scientist Ref:1697904 can be accessed here.

To apply for the vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button.

For formal enquiries please Prof Gary Lye (email: g.lye@ucl.ac.uk)

  • Closing Date: 7 Dec 2017
  • Interview date:12 December 2017

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.