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Research Assistant - Protein Chemistry

Cambridgeshire   •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are working in partnership with a growing biotechnology company to recruit a talented Research Assistant with expertise in AKTA purification systems and protein characterisation, to join them at their site based in Cambridge on a permanent basis.

The Company:
An exciting opportunity to join a company that is focused on drug discovery and development for protein misfolding diseases. Based in Cambridge, they offer a competitive salary, bonus, pension and health cover.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining bacterial strains, designing experiments, and carrying out both molecular and biochemical assays
  • Express and purify a number of proteins, peptides and antibodies and be familiar with chromatography techniques (affinity, ion exchange and size exclusion chromatography).
  • Active role in the experimental applications of the purified proteins, by characterising structural stability, and performing QC measurements using a variety of biophysical techniques.
  • Mentor and coach colleagues with less experience

Your Background:

  • BSc and/or MSc in bioscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related discipline at a leading academic institution, and/or relevant industry experience
  • Research expertise in the topic of protein misfolding and aggregation and experience working with amyloid-forming proteins
  • Experience in the recombinant expression, purification and characterisation of proteins and peptides using a biochemical and biophysical techniques
  • Experience with AKTA purification systems and protein characterisation using, optical spectroscopy, SDS-PAGE analysis and western blots

Apply:
Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or email nmistry@ckgroup.co.uk. and please quote reference 51746

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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Naynesh Mistry
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 51746
  • Posted: 27th September 2021
  • Expires: 25th October 2021

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