Senior Protein Scientist

Job Title: Senior Protein Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford, England
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Pension, Health/Life Insurance
Start Date: 2018-04-13
Reference: 80861
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2018 14:57

Job Description

Senior Protein Scientist - Biotech - Oxford

A new role has become available for a Senior Protein Scientist with experience in insect cell protein expression and purification to join the Protein Biochemistry team of a successful Biotech in Oxfordshire. Are you interested in the opportunity to join a world renowned research team and support a number of exciting drug discovery projects?


  • Expressing recombinant proteins using insect cell lines, including cell line maintanence, preparing bacmid constructs and virus amplification
  • Large and small scale protein purification using AKTA and other purification technologies
  • Providing strategic and tactical input to support protein expression and purification developments
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff


  • PhD in Biochemistry or a related discpline
  • Experience in the expression of proteins in insect cell systems
  • Experience in the purification of recombinant proteins
  • Strong problem solving skills and able to troubleshoot effectively

In return you can expect a market leading salary and package, as well as the opportunity to have an impact in a highly effective drug discovery environment.