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Bioprocess Engineer 

Bioprocess Engineer (12 month FTC)

Salary: £33,000 - £37,000 

Location: Corsham Science Park 


Cellular Agriculture Ltd produces technology that aims to make cultivated meat a widely available, sustainable, ethical, affordable protein alternative. 

We are passionate about food security with an enthusiasm for next-generation solutions, innovative technologies, sustainability, and the future of food and agriculture, and are looking for like-minded people to join our growing team. 

The company integrates activities across a Research and Development Department responsible for innovating, an Engineering Department that delivers scaled iterations of bioreactors and bioprocess, and the Operations Department responsible for ensuring the company runs smoothly. These Departments work seamlessly together towards delivering technology that allows a sustainable alternative protein to diversify food stuffs for food security across the world. 

We are committed to being an inclusive workplace. We strongly believe in the benefits a diverse team brings, and having and equitable culture in which all our people can thrive, with everyone being able to influence our day-to-day working for the better and encouraging growth. 


What this role entails 

  • Working on a grant-funded project aimed at expanding our technology stack using novel materials within conventional bioprocess units

  • Designing and testing bioprocesses in collaboration with external project partners

  • Utilise your expertise to creatively inform bioprocess design and operation objectives


  • Development of robust protocols for upscaling muscle cell tissue production

  • Characterising influential process parameters to optimise cell culture


Selection Criteria 

1. Experience  

Masters-level qualification or equivalent experience in process/(bio)chemical engineering, biochemistry, or biology 

Proven industrial experience 

2. Delivering for an organisation 

Has developed and validated cell culture processes at small to medium scale

3. Team working 

Demonstrable ability to work with a diverse range of people, working towards a common goal in a multi-disciplinary environment.  

4. Expertise 

  • Essential: Masters level or equivalent in biological sciences, biochemistry or bioprocess engineering

  • Preferable: Upstream bioprocessing, mammalian cell culture or fermentation process experience


The Benefits  

In addition to working in a world class facility based in the Bath region with a supporting and inclusive team, you will receive a highly competitive base salary, share options in a growing biotech enterprise, competitive holiday allowance and a fantastic benefits package including pension, Bupa medical cover and life assurance. You will have access to world-class training, development, and networking with organisations across cellular agriculture, and food systems. 


Closing date: 7th April 

On site interviews to be held: 16th April

When Applying: Please include a cover letter detailing your experience and why you wish to apply for this role. 

Please note that this role is not sponsorable and that applicants should have the right to work in the UK 

Apply here 

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