Experimental Officer - Protein Analytical Chemist

20 Mar 2012
17 Apr 2012
Simon Shotter
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for Protein Chemists with proven experience working within a GMP environment, to join a leading contract research organisation in Yorkshire.

The Protein Analytical Chemistry Group
Part of the rapidly expanding Biotechnology Division, the Protein Analytical Chemistry group focuses on the support of the drug development process for large molecule biopharmaceuticals including vaccines, cytokines, growth factors, gene therapy vectors, clotting factors and antibodies. The project types include protein characterisation, protein stability testing, batch release and impurity assessment compliant with cGMP guidelines.

Following recent major investment, successful candidates will be part of an exciting and expanding future, working with progressive management, inventive technologies and alongside other talented scientists.

Job Summary
Experimental Officers are laboratory based scientists who are responsible for performing a wide variety of analytical techniques within a GMP regulatory compliant laboratory

In addition, the Experimental Officer will work closely with the Study Managers (Analytical Team Leaders) to provide project supervision and operational support necessary for the successful performance of a wide variety of studies carried out. An important aspect of the role is to ensure all work is conducted in compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements as well as working to ensure clients' deadlines are met.

Essential requirements
Suitable candidates will have proven industry experience working within the field of protein analytical chemistry in a highly regulated GMP environment.

Key techniques include:
UPLC / HPLC (RP, SEC, IEX), capillary electrophoresis, SDS-Page, IEF, western blotting, amino-acid analysis, peptide mapping, glycosylation analysis and LC/MS/MS

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.