Research Scientist - Peptide Chemistry
Matt Slinger
Based in Cambridge my client are a leading drug-discovery company specialising in the applications of peptide chemistry. They are currently recruitig for a research scientist who will join a dynamic and fast-moving team and will be involved in the purification, modification, and analysis of peptides.

Working as part of the discovery team, you will be responsible for advancing early stage drug discovery projects from concept to molecule and for delivering peptides and reagents to the discovery biology. The role will involve close interaction with both the Biology and Chemistry teams to organise and schedule project activities and to review data and progress.

You role will involve the following;

+ Analysis of peptides using a variety of analytical approaches including mass spectrometry, LC-MS and other standard analytical approaches
+ Post modification of peptides with a range of compounds
+ Identification, triage and implementation of new methodologies and technologies to improve current synthetic and analytical processes
+ Entry of peptides into databases and repositories, ensuring accurate record keeping and adhering to standard operating procedures
+ A range of basic lab procedures to support wet chemistry

In order to be considered you should have the majority of the following;

+ Post-graduate or experienced graduate in Chemistry or related Chemical Science with prior experience in a role in a pharmaceutical or biotech setting
+ Specific experience working with peptides
+ Experienced in the use of automated purification (in particular Prep-MS)
+ Experience of analytical chemistry and mass spectrometry
+ Experience of laboratory automation methods
+ Experience of combinatorial chemistry, library design and synthesis
+ Experience of implementing new technologies into the laboratory which have improved efficiency.

Salaries are flexible for the right candidate.
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