Senior Scientist – Insect Protein Expression

Industry Sector Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary Competitive

Description

Senior Scientist – Insect Protein Expression

 

Location – Oxfordshire

 

Sector – Pharmaceutical

 

Our client is a global drug discovery & development company and due to continued company expansion they are now seeking an experienced Senior Scientist to join their Oxfordshire facility. The role will be based within their Structural Biology team with a focus on Insect Protein Expression 

 

The Role:

Working within an established group you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of drug discovery projects. As the role develops the overall scope may change but core responsibilities will include:

·      Proving expertise on Insect Protein Expression systems

·      Drive development of expression platforms

·      Effective communication with clients to ensure project delivery and satisfaction

·      Prioritise activities and resources to effectively schedule experiments for project efficiency

 

The Requirements:

Suitable applicants will need to demonstrate;

·      A thorough understanding of recombinant protein expression, experience with Insect expression systems.

·      Experience of growing and infecting Sf21/ Sf9/ T.ni insect cells, from 3 ml to 10L scales is essential

·      Experience in handling and generating Drosophila S2 stable cell line will be advantageous

·      Industry experience with protein production and the drug development process

·      Ideally experience within a Contract Research Organisation or experience dealing with client projects

·      Educated to PhD level within Protein Science or BSc/MSc with equivalent industry experience

 

In return, out client offers a superb opportunity to join a global pharmaceutical business offering a competitive remuneration package and career development structure.

 

 

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