Senior Scientist - Nanotherapeutics

Senior Scientist - Nanotherapeutics
  • £25,000 - £43,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Sedgefield, County Durham, England, UK Sedgefield County Durham UK TS21 3FE
Job Ref: J2162208
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 07 October 2021
Are you a scientist with experience working with Nanoparticles and Colloids looking to join a rapidly growing company?

Are you a scientist with experience working with Nanoparticles and Colloids looking to join a rapidly growing company?

Job Title: Nanotherapeutics Scientist/Senior Scientist

Vacancy type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: North-East

We are working with a world-renowned innovation centre that works closely with academia, industry and the government to bridge the gap between scientific innovation and commercialisation. The ideal candidate will be a Scientist with experience Nanotherapeutics or Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems looking to join an established team focused on pioneering the field of Nanotherapy and Nanopharmaceuticals.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and executing experimental work, including relevant measurement and analysis techniques to characterise properties relevant to colloidal and pharmacological performance.
  • To support the delivery of a range of innovation projects, from early-stage formulation and optimisation studies, to scale-up of the final drug product.
  • To use transferrable skills and knowledge in Colloid Science to deliver on a wide range of market sectors (e.g Agritech, Food and Drink, FMCG, Specialty Chemicals and Materials)
  • (Senior) To lead a team to deliver technical projects to agreed timescales. This will include contributing to technical discussions with customers.

Role requirements:

  • Educated to degree level (with extensive experience) or PhD level (preferred) in Pharmacology, Physical Chemistry, or a related life science field
  • Technical expertise in Nanotherapeutics, as well as evidence of complex technical problem solving. >5 years' experience is highly advantageous.
  • Understanding and experience working with the mechanisms of drug delivery systems (ideally with vaccines). Experience working with the mechanisms of the encapsulation process, scattering, TEM and utilising polymeric nanoparticles is essential.
  • Experience creating colloidal formulation and measuring colloidal properties (characterisation)

Interested? Or know someone who will be?

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If you are interested in this or any other scientific opportunities, please get in touch with Selby De Klerk on 0161 868 2236 or email

06/11/2021 13:07:12
GBP 25000 43000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Behruz Sheikh

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