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Senior Scientist, Protein Analytics & Formulation

Job Title: Senior Scientist, Protein Analytics & Formulation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-31
Reference: BH-105356
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email: max.robinson@nesgt.com
Job Published: April 01, 2019 15:27

Job Description

Senior Scientist, Protein Analytics & Formulation - Biotech - Cambridge

Are you an experienced Research Scientist with a background in the production, purification and characterisaiton of therapeutic proteins / antibodies with experience in late stage formulation and stability stduies? We are seeking a Senior Scientist to join the Protein Sciences group of an exciting an expanding immuno-oncology biotech in cambridge to manage late stage preclinical projects and deliver candidtaes to the clinic.

Responsibilities
  • Production, purification and characterisation of lead protein / antibody drug candidates
  • Management of biologics pre-formulation and stability studies
  • Gram scale purification of proteins using AKTA
  • Scale up of mammalian and bacterial fermentation processes
  • Characterisation of proteins by HPLC (SEC, RP, IEX)
  • Development and transfer of methods to CROs
  • Supervision and training of junior members of staff
Requirements:
  • MSc (ideally PhD) in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Protein Engineering or similar
  • Industry research experience in the development of protein or antibody therapeutics
  • A knowledge of formulation and stability studies
  • Practical experience in protein production, purification and characterisation
  • A motivated team player who is passionate about delivering life changing treatments to patients.
In return you can expect a competitive salary and package as well as the opportunity to advance your career and support exciting and innovative research.