Enzymatic Synthesis Technical Lead

Enzymatic Synthesis Technical Lead
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK cb2 3ar Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK cb2 3ar
Job Ref: J2157238
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 30 September 2020
Technical Lead Enzymatic Synthesis Cambridge Permanent

Technical Lead - Enzymatic Synthesis



£ Competitive

Key words: Gene synthesis, assembly, enzyme, molecular biology, multidisciplinary, DNA synthesisRole profile:

Working with a multi-faceted team of biologists, chemists, engineers, software developers and physicists, this role gives great exposure to the inner-workings of a revolutionary Biotech start-up based in Cambridge.

You will work as part of the Gene and Enzymatic synthesis team and report to the Technical Lead.

Key duties will cover, but are not limited to:

* Development of new enzymes for enzymatic DNA synthesis through the design and execution of protein engineering programmes.

* Kinetic and stability characterisation of enzymes - design, develop and characterise new assays.

* Development of new approaches in order to screen and adapt enzymes and optimise existing workflows.

* Process transfer from early stage results to tech transfer and development.* Developing and presenting plans, results, SOPs to the wider team. Person specification:

* BSc minimum (or equivalent) in Molecular Biology or a related field in Biosciences

* Advanced knowledge of assay development, HTS screening, enzyme characterisation, generation of variant libraries - from within an industrial environment

* Proficient and highly capable with analytical techniques such as: capillary electrophoresis, LC-MS for evaluation of enzyme performance

* Computational approaches in relation to protein engineering and an understanding of product development - beneficial though not essential

* Independent thinker and worker, but able to contribute to the "bigger picture" and collaborate within a multidisciplinary environment

* Able to work productively within a demanding and agile culture, requiring continuous personal development Does this sound like it could be the next role for you?Does your CV demonstrate the key points outlined above?Please apply with a CV in Word, or contact Bec Johnston for a further conversation: bec.johnston@srgtalent.com / 01223 607858

30/10/2020 11:02:54
Contact Consultant:
Bec Johnston2

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