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Senior Data Scientist

Date: 10-May-2022

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

Our employees are able to develop their careers in exciting new medical technologies, and so can you.



Oxford Biomedica’s Process R&D (PR&D) team consists of experienced scientists and engineers that have extensive expertise in all aspects of upstream and downstream development.  PR&D take processes from the laboratory “bench” scale and apply process expertise and engineering fundamentals for delivery to Manufacturing.



We are currently recruiting for a Senior Data Scientist to join the team.  The Senior Data Scientist will support Subject Matter Experts (SME) in the design of processes suitable for the manufacture of biologics bulk drug substance for commercial and late clinical phase products, through the application of process understanding and applied science.



Your responsibilities in this role would be:


  • Will report to the Group Leader.
  • Assist subject matter experts (SME) in the technical oversight of unit operations to ensure the development of robust products, processes and analytical methods:
  • Advise subject matter experts (SME) on experimental study design using DoE principles.
  • Use and develop data analysis tools to model and characterise processes in alignment with the QbD principles.
  • Review and evaluate, in collaboration with SME, process data to deliver robust and reliable process performance and product quality.
  • Work with the PRD teams to establish statistical methodology and reporting standards.



To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:


  • A scientific understanding of process optimisation (how process inputs, control parameters, and environment, influences process performance and product quality).
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas are a must: analysis of data sets to identify process performance issues/opportunities (e.g., MVDA), -omics, Design of Experiments.
  • Use and develop data analysis tools to model and characterise processes in alignment with the QbD principles.
  • Experience of process validation, resolution of complex (technical, stakeholder) technical issues impacting commercial production and/or late stage process development. Assist investigation teams, taking into account production environment constraints and clearly communicate on progress and issues




Do you want to feel inspired every day? We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and team work, and so can you.



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