CY Partners


Senior Protein Scientist

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02 April 2024
Cambridgeshire, East of England

Senior Protein Scientist


Salary: £38,000 - £42,000

Location: Cambridge

Are you a passionate Protein Scientist eager to contribute to ground breaking drug discovery research? We're seeking a talented individual to join a leading Biotechnology Organisation in Cambridge.

The successful candidate will be working in a fast-paced biology team specialising in projects like recombinant protein production, structural biology, biophysics, enzymology, and cellular pharmacology.


As a Senior Protein Scientist, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Planning and executing protein production projects for structural or biophysical analysis.
  • Troubleshooting and optimising protein expression.
  • Developing, troubleshooting, and optimising protein purification using AKTA systems.
  • Generating high-quality protein data for clients involved in Drug Discovery projects.
  • Preparing and delivering reports.
  • Collaborating effectively with a team of scientists across various disciplines.


To be considered for the Senior Protein Scientist role you will need the following experience 

  • Experience in protein expression in different systems (bacterial, insect or mammalian).
  • Experience in protein purification and optimisation using AKTA systems
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects while maintaining high-quality throughput.
  • Proactive problem solving skills and a solutions oriented approach.
  • 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 07706341006 or


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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