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Team Leader – Protein Sciences

CY Partners
55000.00 - 58000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Biomedical Science
Contract Type

Team Leader Protein Sciences


Salary: GBP55,000+

Location: Cambridge

Are you a passionate protein scientist with leadership experience? We're seeking a talented individual to join a leading Biotechnology Organisation in Cambridge.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead and manage a team, while also contributing to impactful drug discovery projects. You will play a pivotal role in advancing pipelines by overseeing protein production, purification, and analysis for structural and biophysical studies.

As a Team Leader Protein Sciences, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and managing a team of scientists, fostering innovation, and providing mentorship and training.
  • Planning and executing protein production projects for structural or biophysical analysis.
  • Developing and optimising protein expression and purification methods
  • Analysing and interpreting data, presenting findings to key stakeholders through clear and concise communication (oral and written).

To be considered for the Team Leader Protein Sciences role you will need the following experience

  • PhD (or BSc/MSc) in a relevant field, with experience in protein production and project management.
  • Significant experience in drug discovery within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Hands on expertise molecular biology and protein expression of proteins in different expression systems (bacterial, insect or mammalian expression).
  • Proven ability to optimise protein expression and purification workflows, utilising techniques such as affinity, ion exchange, and size exclusion chromatography.
  • A deep understating of a broad range of protein quality control techniques to ensure the integrity and functionality of the purified proteins.
  • Experience in membrane protein production, membrane protein structural analysis (X–ray crystallography or CryoEM), and recombinant antibody production is a plus.

Are you ready to take the next steps in your career and make a positive impact in the Life Sciences industry? Don t miss this opportunity to work with a global leader!

Please apply online or contact Umul Ahmed at CY Partners on (phone number removed) or (url removed)

Key words: AKTA systems, expression system, protein production, protein expression, protein purification, affinity chromatography, ion exchange, size exclusion chromatography, X–ray crystallography, protein scientist, CryoEM, transient expression, inducible vectors, BacMam system

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