Senior Protein Scientist Job – Berkshire, UK

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Protein Scientist to join a pharmaceutical laboratory based in Berkshire that performs a wide range of analytical contracts for a variety of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.

In this Senior Protein Scientist role you will contribute to this through leading and performing a range of routine and investigative analyses applying your expertise in the MS analysis of proteins, peptides and PTMs, whilst working to GMP quality standards. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

As Senior Protein Scientist, you will have the following roles and responsibilities:

  • You will undertake a combined supervisory and practical role within defined business areas of the Biotech sector.
  • You will be working in a cross functional role in the Biotech sector which spans the Pharmaceutical laboratory, DNA and Protein laboratory but based in the Pharmaceutical laboratory.
  • You will be expected to play a key role in ensuring that delegated projects are managed effectively and that the customer’s requirements and contractual agreement are fulfilled in a timely manner.



The ideal candidate for this Protein Scientist position will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • The ability to undertake a range of routine and investigative analyses including sample preparation and interpretation of results, primarily by MS but may also include other classical protein chemistry techniques.
  • The ability provide high quality customer service by ensuring effective workflow within the assigned area of responsibility, integrity of analytical data generated and timely/accurate provision of results.
  • The ability to manage client queries, produce accurate quotations and ensure client’s expectations are achieved.
  • You will be well organised and capable of working on multiple activities concurrently and will have meticulous attention to detail.
  • You will also have the ability to take responsibility for projects and the ability to be able to discuss, problem solve/troubleshoot clients’ specific needs and deal with client queries as appropriate.
  • Educated Degree level in a relevant scientific discipline (or equivalent) and will have an in-depth understanding of protein structure-function and glycan structures and experience in discovery, development and/or structural elucidation of proteins.
  • Demonstrable relevant laboratory experience in protein and glycoprotein analysis by MS including amino acid sequence analysis, peptide mapping, glycan characterisation and identification of other post-translational modifications is essential.
  • Demonstrable relevant laboratory experience in proteomics or metabolomics analysis using mass spectrometry is highly desirable as is experience of working to GMP.


How to apply:

For more information, or to apply for this Senior Protein Scientist position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email Please quote reference ST21861 in all correspondence.

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