Biochemistry Research Assistant

Experience Dependent
19 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Georgina Beer
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Biochemistry Research Assistant to join a leading clinical-stage biotechnology company based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Biochemistry Research Assistant you will be responsible for supporting the Biochemistry projects by carrying out routine cell culture for protein production.


Your duties as the Biochemistry Research Assistant will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Your role will involve carrying out all routine cell culturing as well as performing protein purification.

2. You will prepare samples for purification and carry out column chromatography.

3. As the Biochemistry Research Assistant you will perform protein purification using a range of methods and further perform analytical techniques on biochemistry preparations such as qPCR, ELISA, AKTA and SDS-PAGE.

4. Assisting in the smooth running of the Biochemistry team, ensuring validity and reliability of data at all times will be included in your role. Attending high-priority meetings and assisting running the laboratory is important in your role.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Biochemistry Research Assistant we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant Masters in a Biological Sciences related discipline such as Molecular Biology or Biological Sciences.

2. Proven industry experience with mammalian cell culturing, biochemistry and molecular biology techniques is necessary.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with protein purification as well as HPLC protein purification would be highly beneficial to your application.

Key Words: Gene Therapy | AAV | Scientist | SDS-PAGE | HPLC | ELISA | Western Blotting | PCR | Purification | Production | Manufacturing | Cell Culturing | Mammalian Cells | Research | Development | R&D | AKTA | Protein | Biochemistry | Molecular Biology

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.