Senior Molecular Biologist

  • Salary: £21.68 per hour PAYE
  • REF Number: 00049663
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 870011
  • Date Published: 02.02.2021
  • Sector:
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, South East
  • Discipline: Biochemistry

CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Molecular Biologist to join a company in the healthcare industry at their site based in Stevenage on a contract basis until December 2021.

Company: Our client is a global healthcare company, taking on some ofthe world's biggest healthcare challenges.

Location: This Senior Molecular Biologist role will be based at our clients site in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Salary: Up to £21.68 per hour PAYE, depending upon experience.

Senior Molecular Biologist Role:

  • Work closely with project teams to understand antibody/bispecific antibody molecular design requirements
  • Design and order antibody/bispecific antibody-encoding constructs from suppliers. Perform sequence validation for DNA constructs (analysis of Sanger sequencing data) and register these in relevant company databases.
  • Work with in-house antibody expression teams to coordinate/perform protein expression in mammalian cell culture systems and purification of the expressed antibodies/bispecific antibodies.
  • Perform and coordinate biophysical characterisation of antibody/bispecific antibody samples
  • Data analysis and interpretation. Deliver regular oral presentations to share data with project teams.
  • Contribute toexperimental design and planning of technology development work packages

Your Background:

  • PhD or equivalent experience in protein engineering, molecular biology or a related discipline.
  • Strong molecular biology or protein engineering skills, preferably with antibodies.
  • Proficient with standard software packages for DNA construct design and sequence analyses/validation.
  • Experience in the expression of proteins, preferably antibodies, in mammalian cell culture and purification thereof.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Senior Molecular Biologist position, please contact Julie on 01438 870011 or email Please quote reference 49663 in all correspondence.

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to engage via an FCSA-accredited and CK-approved umbrella company and the rate of pay indicated isan umbrella rate.

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