Protein Scientist

Berkshire | Science

Job Title: Protein Purification Scientist

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 12 Months

Pay Rate: Up to £17.09 an hour (circa £32,000 p.a.), dependent on experience

SRG are working with a global agriculture company who are seeking a Protein Purification Scientist to join at their site in Berkshire. You will be working within the company's well established Research & Development facility, providing support to business critical projects.

As a protein purification scientist you will work as part of the protein expression and purification team, providing recombinant protein production to support various research and development projects.

You will demonstrate practical experience of using E. coli as a protein expression host, along with developing and optimising protein extraction and purification methods. You will take part in scientific discussions, making recommendations for protein production based experiments, and communicate your results to the rest of the team.

Key Requirements:

  • Be educated to BSc/MSc/PhD within a molecular or biochemically related subject or equivalent lab experience.
  • Solid understanding of protein analysis techniques such as; SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting and protein quantification
  • Solid understanding of protein chromatography techniques including Affinity, Ion Exchange, Size Exclusion and hydrophobic interaction chromatography
  • Have experience with method development and optimisation with these techniques.
  • Proactive, inquisitive and confident individual with ability to work independently and an analytical mind-set with strong communication skills, to focus on the development of projects across the business.
  • Use of automated chromatography equipment (e.g. AKTA machines) is preferable
  • Have the ability to produce and accurately record all results to agreed company standards

Apply online today by submitting your CV. For more information about the role and generous benefits of this company, call Tolu Kuforiji on .

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26/10/2019 22:46:00
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