Research Scientist Role Cork

MSAT Associate Scientist

  • Posted Feb 7, 2023
  • Cork
  • Contract
  • BBBH26189

LSC have a great contract opportunity for MSAT Associate Scientist to join a Cork based Biopharmaceutical company. The site manufactures low volume bulk API for Phase III clinical trials, initial product launch and long-term market support. The team on site grow, purify, formulate, and bulk fill mammalian cell culture derived APIs for medicines intended for human use.


  • Work with a team of SME's to deliver oa project portfolio supporting the Global MSAT business plan and Shanbally 5-year site strategy.
  • Utilise small scale purification models and troubleshooting skills to resolve complex manufacturing problems, improve process robustness and achieve yield improvement objectives.
  • Own and deliver qualification of resin material for GMP use across a number of protein products, under the supervision of more senior scientists.
  • Support cross-functional project work by conducting small scale purification in support of experimental work in the Upstream space.
  • Utilise technical writing skills to author protocols, presentations, and reports.
  • Apply Univariate and/or Multivariate study design methodologies to discrete studies/experiments with appropriate support. Leverage statistical analysis to challenge purification data and generate objective conclusions from assigned projects.


  • Theoretical knowledge of protein biochemistry (Enzymes, Antibodies), and more ideally, have hands on expertise of small-scale laboratory purification techniques (e.g., AKTA systems) such as affinity, size exclusion and ion-exchange chromatography
  • comfortable working in a dynamic work environment, should be an effective communicator and should have strong technical writing skills

Note: Are you currently eligible to work in Ireland? As this is a contract opportunity you will need to hold a Stamp 1G/Stamp 4 visa to apply!

Apply via this advert or contact Cathal Rourke at LSC on 021-4777329 if you have any more questions about this opportunity!

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