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Lead Scientist - Analytical Development (Relocation Required)

Hobson Prior
Icheon, South Korea
USD145000 - USD150000 per annum
Start date
26 Mar 2024
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Full Time
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Job Details

Hobson Prior is seeking a Lead Scientist for Analytical Development. This role is pivotal within the company, focusing on the analytical method development and transfer for release, stability, and characterisation for ADC. The successful candidate will also be responsible for characterisation for non-clinical and clinical material for IND enabling and forced degradation studies. This role requires a dedicated professional who can respond to agency requests and provide regulatory documentation support.

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

Key Responsibilities

  • For this role, you will spearhead the development and transfer of analytical methods for ADC release, stability and characterization.
  • Responsible for characterizing both non-clinical and clinical materials for IND enabling.
  • Conduct rigorous forced degradation studies to provide insights for formulation and manufacturing approaches.
  • Provide assistance in preparing regulatory documentation, for submissions to regulatory authorities, ensuring adherence to relevant guidelines and standards.
  • Act as a liaison between the company and regulatory agencies, promptly addressing inquiries and providing accurate and transparent information to facilitate smooth regulatory process and compliance.


  • Previous experience of leading and managing projects successfully.
  • Demonstrated involvement in technology advancement initiatives, including the implementation of novel technologies transferable from research to GMP manufacturing stage.
  • Proficient and experience in the development and characterization of analytical methods.
  • Familiarity with spectroscopy, Mass spectrometry, cellular biology and others.
  • Prospective candidates are kindly reminded that this position requires relocation, only applicants who are prepared and able to relocate should apply.

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Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

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01892 612 612
Wellington Gate
7-9 Church Rd
Tunbridge Wells

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