Protein Scientist

Protein Scientist
  • £1 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK CB1 2JW
Job Ref: J2161822
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Energy/Renewables
Date Added: 05 October 2021
Working in a Cambridge start-up company on multiple renewable and biodegradable research and development projects.

Protein Scientist

Permanent - Full Time role

ompetitive salary + Excellent Benefits

Are you experienced with plant-proteins or dairy-proteins?

Do you have a passion for natural alternatives to single-use plastic?

The Role

  • Leading the development of protein extraction processes and characterisation of sustainable feedstocks for the company's novel protein-based materials.
  • Applying protein chemistry knowledge to improve the performance of the company's protein-based materials to meet performance requirements.
  • Working with our Research Team to deliver a collaborative project with a lead customer and local agriculture institute to demonstrate our material as a biodegradable seed coating.
  • Conducting lab-scale and pilot-scale experiments for the development of optimised protein extraction and purification process.
  • Leading the development of protein analytical techniques.
  • Supporting the techno-economic assessment of novel extraction processes and different protein feedstocks, including related techniques to improve the efficiency waste footprint.

Candidate Experience

The company is seeking candidates with:

  • An MSc in a protein biochemistry related discipline (or equivalent in skills and experience).
  • Hands on experience with a range of protein extraction and purification techniques, as well as protein analytical techniques including gel electrophoresis, protein quantification, particle size analysis, DSC and FTIR.
  • Demonstrated experience on plant-protein extraction and purification processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of plant-protein structure and functional properties (solubility, aggregation, texture, emulsifying properties).
  • Demonstrated ability to translate fundamental technical knowledge about plant-proteins into applications know-how.
  • Experience with protein materials, dairy proteins or other biomaterials.

Key Words "renewable, biodegradable, single-use plastic, protein science, plant-protein structure, plant-protein, seed coating, biomaterials, dairy-protein "

This is a really exciting experience to work in a company that cares about the planets future, please apply online or call Hollie Corley on 02030964710.

04/11/2021 10:33:54
GBP 0.00 1 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Hollie Corley

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