Antibody Development Scientist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00049604
  • Consultant: Jade Stirk
  • Contact: 0191 370 6483
  • Date Published: 13.01.2021
  • Closed Date: 08.02.2021
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: Slough, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

CK Group are recruiting for a Antibody Development Scientist, to join a leading biopharmaceutical organisation at their research and development facilities located in Slough, on an initial 12-month contract.

The Company: Our client is a globalbiopharmaceutical company whose medicine treats thousands of patients around the world who live with severe diseases.

Location: This role is located on a well-established biopharma R&D facility based in Slough. There are good transport links whether you drive or even use public transport. Slough is a great place to live and work and is easily commutable from Reading, Oxford and London.

Your main duties will be to:

  • Planning and execution of in vitro display library selections and immune repertoire screening experiments for the discovery of antibodies.
  • Generation of high quality NGS datasets to support computational discovery approaches.
  • Collaborate effectively with other teams at UCB including protein biochemists, structural biologists, computational scientists and CADD scientists.
  • Perform a range of antibody binding assays to assess specificity and affinity.

Your Background:

  • A PhD with extensive protein biochemistry knowledge ideally within the antibody space.
  • An understanding of antibody repertoire sequencing (NGS) or analysis is required.
  • An understanding of in vitro display technologies and/or other antibody discovery techniques would be an advantage.
  • Experience of biochemical techniquesused for molecular characterization such as ELISA, FACS, SPR or BLI is essential.
  • Skills in the use of informatic and other computational platforms in antibody discovery e.g. either in the context of structural biology and/or analysis of next generation sequencing data would be an advantage.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jade Stirk at CK Science on 0191 384 8906 or email jstirk@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job reference 49604.

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

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