Scientist - Protein Engineering - new job in Cambridge, UK

Scientist - Protein Engineering
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK cb223at Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK cb22 3at
Job Ref: BBBH126857
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 14 March 2023
Scientist - Protein Engineering

Scientist - Protein/Cell Engineering




SRG is delighted to be partnering with an exciting start-up biotech company based in the Cambridge area. They are currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced scientist to join the technology team where you will be contributing to the development of T cell derived therapeutics. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a dynamic environment and rapidly expand their knowledge and skillset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing selection methods to engineer TCRs for enhanced function (affinity, specificity, developability).
  • Evaluating and standardising high throughput cloning methods to be deployed in the discovery pipeline.
  • Technology development and troubleshooting of additional methods and assays.
  • Critically evaluating and sharing scientific advances from the literature.

Ideal Candidate:

  • A PhD (or equivalent) in Cell Biology/Molecular Biology/Biotechnology or a similar discipline, with a strong molecular biology background
  • Practical experience in common molecular biology techniques (DNA extraction, cloning, PCR)
  • Practical laboratory experience working with mammalian cell lines (cell culture, transfection, protein purification)
  • Experience with protein display techniques (e.g. yeast, phage and/or mammalian cell display, library construction)
  • Hands-on experience with protein engineering techniques (expression vector construction, protein purification from cell culture, vector mutagenesis, SDS-PAGE and Western blot)
  • Able to work in a team environment with good collaboration skills.
  • Direct experience with genome editing techniques highly desirable.
  • Experience in flow cytometry/sorter operation highly desirable
  • Experience in generating stable cell lines
  • Familiarity with techniques such as ELISA, HTRF, flow-based binding assays

If you are interested in discussing the role further, then please reach out to me at / 02039379660

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

13/04/2023 18:25:22
GBP 30000 45000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Paige Keenan

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