Senior Phage Display Scientist – Cambridge
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Phage Display 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, significant funding raised, and collaborations formed, it is an ideal time to be joining them.
As the Senior Phage Selections Scientist you will be responsible for designing and carrying out phage display selections, screening and characterisation to identify lead therapeutic candidate. You will be part of a small dynamic team and your key responsibilities will include-
-Designing and performing antigen quality control.
-Biotinylating target proteins and fully characterising product.
-Designing and generating DNA display libraries.
-Executing manual or automated phage display against protein targets.
-Characterising candidates via Biacore, Octet, elisa or cell based assays.
-Designing and executing affinity maturation library build.
-Presenting work at internal group meetings.
-Keeping up to date with the latest technologies.
– Managing projects and line managing team members.
To be considered for this opportunity you must be educated to a minimum of BSc level, the ideal candidate will hold a PhD in protein biochemistry or molecular biology. This will be coupled with significant experience of in-vitro display technologies (phage display, ribosome display, yeast display etc) and characterisation using either elisa, HTRF, cell based assays or SPR. Ideally you will have experience of library design and construction and you will have exposure to antibody/protein engineering in a drug discovery setting. A strong background in molecular biology is essential.
In return the company offer competitive salary & benefits packages and there is plenty of opportunity for career progression. For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, at Paramount Recruitment, on firstname.lastname@example.org
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Job Reference: Lg526455_1526031329
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