Upstream Process Development, Lead Scientist

$120000 - $180000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Icheon, South Korea
  1. Technical Operations, Discovery / R&D, Biochemistry
Posted: 25/03/2024

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Hobson Prior is currently seeking a Lead Scientist for the Upstream Process Development department on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be the technical lead for client development projects, providing strategy, vision, and direction.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the technical development, optimization, scale-up, and validation of upstream processes. .
  • Communicate project status and provide technical explanations and rationalization as the technical lead for client development projects.
  • Establish objectives for a significant project or area by providing strategy, vision, and direction and making decisions for the overall operation
  • Develop and implement processes from bench through clinical manufacturing, including technology transfer.

Key Skills

  • Proficiency in process development, particularly in high throughput technologies.
  • Expertise in technology transfer and the ability to scale up processes to pilot and manufacturing scales.


  • A Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, or a related field is required. For candidates with a Master's degree, relevant work experience is preferred. Alternatively, a Ph.D. degree is also acceptable.

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