Principle Scientist - Bioconjugation

Cambridgeshire (GB)
08 Jun 2021
22 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Principle Scientist - Bioconjugation

Cambridge (Relocation allowance available)

Permanent, full-time

Salary is negotiable

About the Company

You will be working for an award winning mid-size Clinical Research Organisation (CRO), striving to work with some of the best pharmaceutical companies, to aid in the drug discovery and development process. The company has extensive growth plans, and therefore this is a fantastic career advancement opportunity.


  • To independently design and carry out routine and complex experiments as necessary
  • To perform complex/novel techniques without supervision
  • To manage own work schedule to ensure tasks are met within the expected timeframe
  • To contribute to the planning/development of complex experiments of line reports
  • To analyse and interpret own data and those of line reports
  • To be responsible for the quality of own work and those of line reports
  • To prepare data for, contribute to and lead the drafting of reports and presentations
  • To contribute to and lead internal and client meetings
  • To manage individual projects or multiple studies
  • To draft and contribute to Quality and Controlled documents
  • To undertake any other duties relevant to the position and level

Previous Experience

  • PhD or MSc (or a lower level of qualification and relevant experience) in Chemistry/Protein Biochemistry or related science discipline
  • strong laboratory skills and experience in an industrial or commercial environment.
  • Experience with bioconjugation of small molecules (e.g. cytotoxic drugs, fluorescent labels, oligonucleotides) and polymers to antibodies and proteins using a range of linker chemistries, purification using automated systems (AKTA) and membrane ultrafiltration (TFF), and analytical characterisation techniques such as column chromatography (HIC, SEC, IEX), UV-Vis spectrophotometry, microfluidics (CE-SDS, iCEF) and LC-MS.
  • IT skills, including MS Office, and specialist software including Chromeleon, Unify, MassLynx and ChemDraw.

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