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Sonography Educator - Ultrasound Programme Faculty

Job location: Cardiff and off site

Grade/Salary: Band 6/7 (Negotiable based on experience)

Duties: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join our team of specialists providing ultrasound education in a rapidly expanding distance learning programme.

Advanced Medical Simulation Online is an independent provider of distance learning medical education based in Cardiff, UK. Our Ultrasound Diploma course is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Our Students have varied backgrounds and are based in the UK or overseas.

We are looking for an experienced and energetic sonographer who is passionate about education and training. We expect you to be an effective faculty member, providing the highest standard of Ultrasound education and training in our expanding programme, working harmoniously with other members of the team. The Sonographer will report directly to the head of Education and together with other members of the team is responsible for managing all aspects of the ultrasound education programme, in line with agreed aims and objectives.

The post is open until filled. Join our team and review our products on www.amso.online and https://meded.amso.online. Further information is available through this link at indeed.co.uk.

 

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Cellesce Ltd

Cardiff Medicentre
Heath Park
Cardiff
CF14 4UJ

1st February 2019

 

 

 

Job title

Senior Process Engineer

Salary

£34,680 - £43,860

Reporting to

Lead Bioprocess Engineer

Responsible for

Organoid expansion process operation and optimisation

Location

Cardiff Medicentre

 

Background and context

 

Cellesce is a Biotech micro-SME, founded in 2013 and built on biochemical and bioprocess engineering expertise from the University of Bath, and cell and organoid biology expertise from Cardiff University. Cellesce is currently developing and commercialising new technologies for applications in drug discovery and genetics research, and will expand the offering for personalised medicine and regenerative medicine in the future. Our focus is on the use of 3D cell culture, in particular the scaled up growth and expansion of organoids (3D multi-cellular structures that, when grown in vitro, can recapitulate a realistic in vivo micro-anatomy).

 

 

Job purpose

 

This post will be responsible for operating, and continuously improving the bioprocess. The successful candidate will be able to understand, modify and troubleshoot the bioprocess as a whole and also understand at depth and intervene on the individual process steps. The post will play a major role in the progression from medium scale to larger scale expansion including the attainment of quality standards and applying methods for continuous improvement. The candidate will regularly interact with partners from the pharmaceutical industry, the biotechnology industry and academia. The post holder will be able to utilise their bioprocess knowledge and apply it to organoid expansion, and will be able to contribute to an integrated plan that will focus on customer needs.

 

 

Cellesce prides itself on quality and the post will contribute to fostering a culture of technical and organisational excellence based on teamwork, compliance, inclusivity, and the highest level of product quality. The post will have some line management duties. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent teamwork and leadership skills of the highest ethical standard, be able to contribute to strategic planning of product development and manufacturing operations, and will work closely with other departments to meet customer demands. The successful candidate will have excellent written and presentation skills, be able to maintain standards while working under pressure, multi-task, and be able to develop technical and transferable skills in others.

  

Person Specification

 

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

 

 

A minimum of a BEng degree in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, or bioprocess engineering

 

Experience/Knowledge

 

 

1-5 years experience working in biomanufacturing including experience in process monitoring and control

 

Working knowledge of GMP or equivalent ISO quality systems

 

Working knowledge of process improvement methodologies such as Lean or Six Sigma

 

Skills

 

 

Ability to organise and prioritise own workload

 

Ability to organise and prioritise own workload

 

Basic leadership and mentoring skills

 

Ability to communicate with various stakeholders using a variety of methods

 

Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills

 

Proficiency in practical bioprocessing skills

 

Proficiency in IT skills e.g. word, excel, gPROMS

 

Experience with online tools for process monitoring and improvement

 

Attributes

 

 

Innovation and developing creative solutions

 

Enthusiasm and self-motivation.

 

Organisation – able to plan and deliver work to meet required deadlines, with guidance

 

Tenacity – working to achieve own and team objectives and to overcome obstacles

 

Ability to be an effective team worker

 

Considerate

 

High integrity

 

 

 

 

Main duties and responsibilities

 

Responsible to the Lead Bioprocess Engineer.

 

1

 

Conduct the day-today operations of the organoid expansion process. Take a lead in the design and execution of the work plan. 

 

2

 

Liaise with colleagues in other departments to enable technology and knowledge transfer on a day-to-day basis.

 

3

Project management: e.g. timetabling and meeting project milestones; participating in regular discussions with collaborative partners. Liaise with key stakeholders.

 

4

External representation of the company e.g. by presentations or on a stand at conferences.  Occasionally travel alone and globally

 

5

Participate regularly in team meetings, and prepare and deliver presentations to project team, internal and external stakeholders or funders.

 

6

Assist with the supervision of technicians, placement students and PhD students.

 

7

Continually update knowledge and understanding in field or specialism to inform day-to-day activity.

 

8

Develop operations strategies to contribute to meeting the value milestones.

 

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