Protein Scientist

  • Responsible for designing protein and enzyme sequence clones for nucleic acid amplification, processing and detection strategies.
  • Responsible for procuring synthetic nucleic acid templates.
  • Responsible for cloning and gene modification tasks including Gibson cloning (or equivalent), plasmid recovery, sequencing and sequence verification.
  • Manages entire design to test development cycle minimizing cycle time and parallelizing processes
  • Optimizes growth/expression conditions in small to medium-scale flask fermentation
  • Optimizes solubility and recovery of crude protein extract
  • Optimizes purification and recovery of protein
  • Optimizes protein stabilization and storage buffer and conditions.

Aptitude required

  • Ability to influence and work as a team to deliver goals.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creative & explorative personality.
  • Organised and results oriented.
  • High accountability to deliver on commitments.

Qualifications

  • Hands on approach with a ‘make it happen attitude’
  • 5+ years of laboratory experience with significant experience in modern recombinant cloning and protein expression
  • BSC in Biochemistry or equivalent required, PhD preferred.

If you are interested, then please send a covering letter and CV for the attention of Helen Armes to h.armes@biocrucible.co.uk