Scientist, Phage Selections

Date Posted: 7/24/2018 Reference: VAC-1188913 Salary: £50000 Location: Cambridge Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Nathan Steels

Based in Cambridge my client is a market leader in bio-therapeutics. Due to continued growth the company are looking to develop a new pipeline of products targeted to oncology and inflammatory diseases and are looking for Senior Scientist in Phage Selections to join their team.

You will be responsible for designing and carrying out phage display selections, screening and characterisation of outputs in order to identify lead Affimer therapeutic candidates.

You will have:
Essential skills and previous experience
•MSc or higher in protein biochemistry/molecular biology with a minimum of 2-4 years’ laboratory experience or equivalent.
•A minimum of 2 years’ laboratory experience of working in the field of in vitro display technologies (one or more of phage display, ribosome display, yeast display etc.)
•A high level of lab-based competency in molecular biology, manipulating DNA and creating expression constructs.
•Experience of characterising protein-protein interactions using at least two of the following methods; ELISA, HTRF, cell-based assays, SPR or BLI

Salary from £30,000- £50,000 depending on experience
Fantastic career opportunities
State of the art facilities