We are seeking a scientist with a Molecular Biology background to support the research and development of the protein expression and purification process at our research facility on the Babraham Research Campus.
The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting experiments from initial concept design and cloning, through expression and purification trials and testing products in RPA as directed by the lead scientist. The candidate will be expected to carry out associated analysis and presentation and will also have the opportunity to participate in discussions about the direction of the work. An ability to troubleshoot where necessary is expected.
Research scientists are expected to play a part in general laboratory duties including equipment maintenance and calibration and in all necessary quality assurance related activities.
The successful candidate will have a higher level qualification (BSc or above) in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a closely related field. Candidates should have technical proficiency in the areas of Molecular Biology (cloning, site directed mutagenesis, PCR and nucleic acid amplification) and protein biochemistry (expression, fermentation, purification and characterisation). Experience using the AKTA systems and associated software is highly desirable.
Please send all applications including cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference TWRS09092016 in your application.
Process Development Laboratory Technician
We are looking for a Process Development Laboratory Technician to carry out laboratory tests to support the vital and ongoing development of the protein purification process at TwistDx Ltd. The role is based at our Cambridge Science Park site.
The successful candidate will have proven hands-on laboratory-based experience performing protein purification using the AKTA systems and associated software packages. Practical experience in buffer preparation, buffer exchange, protein gel electrophoresis is essential.
You will be responsible for conducting experiments in protein purification as directed by the scientist leading the work in this area. You will perform the associated analysis and presentation and also have the opportunity to participate in discussions about the direction of the work. An ability to troubleshoot where necessary will be expected.
General laboratory duties including equipment maintenance and calibration, preparing of procedural documents, and conduction of work in accordance with the company quality management system, are also part of this role.
If you have a background in protein purification and wish to apply please send your CV with a covering letter to Janet@twistdx.co.uk. Please quote reference TWPDLT02082016 in your application.