Vacancy - Scientist/Senior Scientist – Insect cell protein production
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SpyBiotech is a life sciences biotech company, we are backed by highly respected venture capital investors and are transforming the global vaccine landscape through our ground-breaking protein superglue technology.
Our unique technology platform has opened-up the possibility of delivering life-saving vaccines against major health challenges. We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to be part of our exciting high growth, high potential journey.
As a scientist, you are expected to actively participate in our preclinical research program developing novel vaccine candidates. Based at the company’s state-of-the-art laboratories in Oxford Business Park in East Oxford, you will be joined by a team of enthusiastic and like-minded scientists who thrive on research, innovation, and excellence.
Using our core technology, the SpyTag/SpyCatcher protein superglue, you will be part of the preclinical vaccine development team working on the production of vaccine candidates against infectious diseases. The position involves supporting the on-going programme of vaccine development with a particular emphasis on recombinant protein production, purification, and QC analysis. Further, you will provide scientific and technical support where required to advance activities pertaining to research and development and quality control.
We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual, with a working knowledge and practical experience with insect cell systems for recombinant protein expression. Experience working with bacterial, yeast and mammalian protein expression systems would be advantageous. You will be proficient in protein purification using AKTA FPLC systems, in addition to downstream QC analyses. The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills and be able to interact productively and accurately with other team members. Previous laboratory experience, good teamwork, and the ability to innovate are essential.
There is significant excitement about the technology in the field, thus this position offers excellent career progression as the company grows from strength to strength.
CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2021
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