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Protein Biochemist - Oxfordshire

Protein Biochemist - Full time permanent position
Competitive salaries dependant on experience

Are you experience in working with proteins and have a solid understanding of protein purification up to crystallography purity?
Do you have a working knowledge of purification of endogenous or recombinant membrane proteins and want to use this ability in a commercial drug discovery biotechnology organisation? My client is looking for suitably qualified protein biochemists to join an exciting start-up company in Oxford.The successful candidate

  • You will be PhD educated in biochemistry or a related discipline
  • You will have experience in protein expression ideally in mammalian systems with a particular emphasis on membrane proteins or examples of difficult to purify proteins
  • You will understand the use of different lysis buffers to purify out different cell fractions including membrane fractions
  • You will have a strong knowledge of protein purification for downstream processes such as crystallography or mass spec analysis

The Role

  • Based in new laboratory facilities in Oxford you will form part of a larger team with the common goal of finding novel drug candidates
  • You will liaise with mass spec teams to identify drug candidates and how then interact with protein / receptor targets
  • You will use your experience of expressing and purifying both endogenous and recombinant proteins to aid the target discovery process
  • You will aid in method development for expression and purification of proteins/receptors and develop SOPs.


This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified scientist to begin a career in industry. To discuss this role further and informally please call Dr. Oliver Sampson on 01864 784826

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