Research Associate

  • Salary: up to £30,000
  • REF Number: 00048436
  • Consultant: Georgia Bernard
  • Contact: 0191 384 8906
  • Date Published: 26.06.2020
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: Slough, South East
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

CK Group is recruiting for a Biochemistry Research Scientist to join a leading drug discovery business at their state of the art facilities located in Slough on an initial 1 year contract.

The Company:

Our client is in the business of improving the lives of patients around the globe with a particular focus on neurology and immunology-based diseases.


This position will be based on our client's site in Slough.

The Role:

The Scientist will join a high-performing team, responsible for production of antibody proteins to support all research activities. This is a 12-month contract position in the Antibody Purification Team within Antibody Production Sciences.

This team is responsible for the production and characterisation of antibody research reagents to support all active research and early development pipeline projects at a wide range of scales (mg's to grams).

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A BSc or MSc in a Life Science related subject or equivalent industrial experience.
  • A good theoretical knowledge of Purification of antibody, antibody fragment and novel antibody format biologicals from transient mammalian expression platforms, including CHO and HEK, according to agreed timelines.
  • Experience running AKTA/Unicorn purification systems and UPLC/Empower and/or HPLC/Chemstations analytical systems.
  • Competence in a range of protein characterisation techniques: Analytical SEC, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, and UV-Vis spectroscopy.

This role will offer the successful candidate an invaluable opportunity to develop their career within the Biopharmaceutical industry.For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Georgia Bernard at CK Group on 0191 384 8906 or email quoting ref 48436.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK


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