Senior Scientist – Protein Expression

Industry Sector Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary Competitive


Senior Scientist – 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 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 Protein Expression systems – Insect, Mammalian and E.coli 
  • 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 Baculovirus and mammalian expression systems for different protein types – Intracellular, membrane and secreted. 
  • 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 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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