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11th Nov

Senior Biochemist/Protein Scientist

— Join a fast moving, stimulating and commercially led research environment.

  • Work on an exciting new project with opportunity to develop your experience.
  • Fast-paced, stimulating and commercially led environment.
  • Growing company working with world-leading biochemist.

This is an opportunity to join a University of Dundee Spin-Out company specialising in proteomic analysis using mass spectrometry led by Professor Angus Lamond. You will work within the University Labs in a commercial laboratory on an exciting new project to identify novel human tumour-specific antigens.

What you'll be doing:

  • Contributing to the design and piloting of the methodology and being responsible for the process applied to human tumour samples to isolate MHC complexes and purify associated immune-peptides for downstream MS analysis.
  • Development of a high-throughput proteomics platform, including setup, method optimisation, implementation of QC workflows and efficient integration with downstream data analysis.
  • Human Tissue Sample Preparation.
  • Technology development for HLA peptidomics including new strategies and methodologies for target identification and characterisation using a diverse set of biochemistry and mass spectrometry techniques.
  • MS-based peptide identification and data visualisation.
  • Data Analytics and Preparation.

What experience you will need to apply:

  • Science based degree (Biochemistry or Molecular Biology preferred), ideally PhD.
  • Previous experience working with protein and peptide purification and analysis.
  • Prior experience in purifying MHC complexes and MHC-associated.
  • Team and project management skills with strong communication skills.
  • Data analysis and evaluation experience.

What you’ll get in return for your experience:

To be part of a growing company that emphasises innovation working in world-leading facilities. Work is varied with a great opportunity to develop both scientific experience in a commercial environment.
Competitive Salary with generous annual leave.
Location, commutable from Dundee, Perth, Montros & Forfar.
Permanent Role, initial 18 months fixed term contract with potential to extend.

What’s next?
If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging Scientist role speak to Jazz Jones.


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Jazz Jones

Jazz Jones

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