Research Scientist - Peptide Chemistry

Posted 19 November by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Scientist, development, chemist, biochemist, LCMS, spectrometry, biochemist, peptides, protein, purification

Research Scientist - Peptide Chemistry

My Client is developing a novel class of medicines and drug therapy platform, to screen proteins or cell-based targets, to treat cancers and other important diseases. As the team rapidly expands, they are looking for skilled and motivated chemist to join Anti-Bacterial team. You will enjoy a varied and rewarding role and will be involved in the design, synthesis, modification purification, and analysis of peptides.

The role:

  • Design preparation, modification and purification of peptides.
  • Analysis of peptides using a variety of analytical approaches including mass spectrometry, LC-MS and other standard analytical approaches.
  • Experience of preparative HPLC and mass spectrometry.
  • Entry of peptides into databases and repositories, ensuring accurate record keeping and adhering to standard operating procedures.
  • A range of basic lab procedures to support wet chemistry.

The Candidate:

  • Graduate with a BSc/MSc in Chemistry or related Chemical Science.
  • Specific experience working with peptides preferred.
  • Experience in mass spectrometry, LC-MS and other standard analytical approaches.
  • Confident with requirements of data integrity and use of Electronic Lab Notebooks.
  • Good time management skills and ability to work to tight deadlines.

The Benefits

  • Rapidly expanding Biotech, working on cutting edge technology release.
  • Complex and Exciting Projects.
  • Great Progression Opportunity.
  • Highly Competitive Salary - £30K plus an excellent Benefits Package.
  • Company is based in Cambridge.

If you think you match the skills listed above and are looking for a new challenge in the Biotech industry, then please apply with your CV or call Egle Lauzikaite on for a completely confidential chat about your situation.

Reference: 36653504

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