Job description Posted 23 July 2021


The Cell Culture Scientist is responsible for carrying out activities associated with the production, development and maintenance of plant cell cultures within the Worthing manufacturing site.

Key Responsibilities:

• To produce and develop cell lines with increased productivity of a required compound.

• To participate in high throughput screening programme ensuring all activities are performed according to the schedule.

• To identify areas for improvement in the screening programme, conduct experiments to verify improvements and incorporate them into the screen.

• Identify alternative strategies for identifying an improved plant cell line.

• Identify new technologies to improve efficiency of the screen, liaise with suppliers, establish cost benefits and implement where appropriate.

• Ensure all data is recorded in appropriate format. Analyse data using appropriate statistical software and use results to improve the screening programme.

• To interact and liaise with other BPS teams to support delivery of BPS objectives

• To adhere to and help maintain the highest levels of Safety and GLP across the department.

• Ensure facilities and equipment are maintained to an appropriate standard and raise issues as necessary.

• Support other departmental activities (eg Culture Maintenance) as required (only if necessary myLearning curricula have been completed).