Protein Scientist – Cambridge
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Protein Scientist to join a leading and expanding life sciences company based in Cambridge. As an organisation they are developing a cutting-edge technology for a strong therapeutic product pipeline within oncology and inflammatory diseases. With recent highly successful milestones reached, new laboratory facilities and significant expansion, it is an ideal time to be joining them.
As the Protein Scientist you will be responsible for the expression and biophysical characterisation of candidates generated by phage display. You will also identify and engineer leads with good drug development properties- using half-life extension technologies. Other key duties will include-
-Clone, express, purify and characterise proteins for characterisation work, binding studies and stability testing.
-Clone, express and characterise recombinant antigen proteins for phage screens from a range of expression platforms.
-Characterisation using a range of methods including HPLC, SDS-page, IEF and SPR.
-Engineer products with serum half-life extension technologies.
-Develop bench scale protein purification methods.
-Maintain and establish cell lines.
-Set up and carry out HPLC assays for characterisation.
-Carry out stability studies on in-house proteins.
To be considered for this opportunity you must be educated to BSc or MSc level in a life sciences related field. This educational background will be coupled with experience of DNA cloning techniques and mammalian tissue culture. Experience of working with a range of expression platforms (bacterial, Pichia and mammalian) is required, as is a strong background of protein sciences. Candidates with additional experience of large scale protein production and practical knowledge of AKTA would be ideal. Furthermore protein analytics experience would be highly regarded.
This is a superb opportunity and in return the company are offering a competitive salary and benefits package. For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, at Paramount Recruitment, on firstname.lastname@example.org 0121 616 3465.
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Job Reference: Lg43787756_1517223021
Broadcast As: 196
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Biotech
Job Specialism: Science R and D
Recruitment Consultant: Lauren Gripton