Industrial Placement Year Student - MSAT

Closing date
8 Dec 2021
12-month long Industrial Placement/Sandwich Year, 37 hours per week

Location: Edinburgh BioQuarter, Edinburgh

Start Date: Placements will start in summer 2022, depending on University requirements.

About Us: We are RoslinCT, a world-leading cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organisation creating cutting-edge therapies that change people's lives. Collaborative, dedicated and talented people are at the backbone of our culture, working both autonomously and in driven teams to make life-changing products utilising ground-breaking science.

We are committed to developing the next generation of cell and gene therapy industry leaders. As part of this commitment, we are excited to offer opportunities for industrial placements across our Manufacturing Science & Technology (MSAT), Development and Quality Control (QC) departments.

In our MSAT Industrial Placement, you will work in collaboration with our Development team, Manufacturing team and clients to drive improvements to our cell and gene therapy manufacturing processes ensuring we can bring our therapies to patients as safely, quickly and efficiently as possible.


Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

* Working, as part of the MSAT team, on the transfer of new Manufacturing processes into our Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Manufacturing facilities.

* Completion of process and facility gap assessments for new processes and generation of robust process transfer plans.

* Development of new technical protocols, SOPs and related technical documentation to support technology transfer and ongoing development of Manufacturing projects.

* Completion of quality and regulatory related documentation in line with Good Manufacturing Practice.

* Working within our cleanroom facilities supporting the manufacture of cell and gene therapies according to GMP.

* Support of the evaluation and adoption of new cell therapy manufacturing technologies.

* Ensuring confidentiality of all information relating to clients and patients is maintained at all times.

* Completion of quality and regulatory related documentation in line with Good Manufacturing Practice.


You will:

* Have an interest in biologics Manufacturing or Process Development.

* Currently be studying for a BSc or MSc degree in a Biological, Biomedical or Chemical Sciences (or related) discipline at a UK University and taking an approved placement/sandwich year as part of your degree course.

* Have achieved a minimum of a 2:1 across your time at University so far.

* Be fully eligible to work in the UK full-time.

What We Provide:

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to join an exciting, rapidly expanding company delivering life-changing therapies, we offer:

* ???31 days of annual leave, plus 4 public holidays.

* Competitive company pension scheme - we contribute up to 8% of your salary (depending on length of service) to ensure that you are all set for the future.

* Group Life Cover - you are automatically covered for three times your basic salary to give you peace of mind for you and your family.

* Healthcare Cashback, Mental Health/Wellbeing support and gym discounts via our Healthcare plan.

* Staff discounts on food, drink, electronics, entertainment and electricals.

* Access to our Cycle2Work Scheme so you can save up to 42% on a new bike to help with your commute and wellbeing.

* We have a dedicated Social Committee and other regular company events such as BBQs, team drinks, quizzes, parties and 5-aside football.

* ???Support with completing the University-required aspects of your degree programme, so you can develop professionally and personally - project specifics will be agreed at time of placement.


A key part of working at RoslinCT is being able to embody our company values, which are integral to the work we do here. As such, you should be able to demonstrate:

* Passion for customer satisfaction.

* Ability to support a 'one team' approach.

* Great communication.

* Commitment to personal growth and development.

* Accountability for your work

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