Scientist, Phage Selections

Date Posted: 10/31/2018 Reference: VAC-1200301 Salary: £0 Location: Cambridge Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Nathan Steels

Based in Cambridge my client is a market leader in next generation of biotherapeutics. Due to continued growth they are looking for highly motivated scientist who will design and carry out phage display selections, screening and characterisation of outputs. You will be part of a small, dynamic team, with a flexible and collaborative approach to new technologies and problem solving.

You will have:
Minimum of a BSc in a Life sciences, biotechnology, or similar subject with 2 plus years’ laboratory experience.
•A minimum of 1 years’ laboratory experience of working in the field of in vitro display technologies (phage display, ribosome display, yeast display etc).
•A good level of lab-based competency in molecular biology, manipulating DNA and creating expression constructs.
•A good understanding of characterising protein-protein interactions by ELISA (experience of HTRF, cell binding assays and SPR/BLI would be an advantage).
•Experience of recombinant E.coli expression systems, protein purification and characterisation

Experience of some of the following is desirable (but not essential)
• Library design and construction experience (phage, yeast, ribosome or others)
• Experience of various in vitro display selection strategies
• Experience of working in the field of drug discovery in an industrial setting
• Antibody or scaffold protein engineering

Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
Great development opportunities