Research Biochemist

Location
South Wales
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Apr 16, 2012
Closes
May 16, 2012
Ref
5378302
Contact
Dawod Kaaba
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Organization Type
Corporate
Contract Type
Employee
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Description

Reed Scientific are recruiting a Research Biochemist to join a growing R&D team located in South Wales. This is a key role and as a self starter, you will be developing resins for enzyme immobilisation and immobilised enzymes.


Job Description

You will be required to:

* Analyse structural features of enzymes (databases, literature).

* Understanding immobilisation methods.

* Develop analytical methods for characterisation of products.

* Develop suitable immobilisation methods that can be moved to large scale production (interaction with production managers worldwide).

* Listen, identify and address customer needs.

* Work collaboratively with the R&D team in the development of new resins for enzyme immobilisation.

* Write and present technical papers at major conferences.

* Work in collaboration with Universities and Research Institutes.


Person Specification

5-10 years experience in research involving Biocatalysis and Biotransformations (Aqueous, Biphasic and Organic media), Synthesis of active compounds through Biocatalysed Process, Chiral Enzymatic Process Development.


Career Level: Experienced, looking for growth.

Education Level: PhD (or equivalent) in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry or related subject with experience in Biocatalysis and/or Bioprocesses.

Salary: Competitive.

Experience: Industrial experience preferred.Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.