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Protein Scientist - Crystallography

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
25 Oct 2023

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Biochemistry, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are currently looking for a Protein Scientist - Crystallography to join a leading, global Drug Discovery CRO that focus on both Small Molecular and Large Molecule drug discovery. This position could be based from their Cambridge site of their North of London site.

As the Protein Scientist - Crystallography you will work in a dynamic and driven, cross-functional team investigating a range of therapeutic disease targets and modalities.

This is a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months but could be extended depending on performance in the role and project requirements.


Your duties as the Protein Scientist - Crystallography will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Design, Develop and execute high quality lab-based experiments where you will independently develop rational experiments and troubleshoot as required.

2. Lead on Projects and act as key client contact.

3. Responsible for protein expression, purification, characterisation and crystallisation.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Protein Scientist - Crystallography we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant PhD in Biochemistry, Structural Biology, Protein Chemistry or related field in addition to further industry or academic experience.

2. Proven industry experience in Protein Production including, construct design; Protein expression using a range of expression systems (e.g. E.coli, insect Cells, mammalian and/or Yeast); Protein Purification using a range of Chromatography techniques and protein characterisation.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Crystallisation using both wide screens and targeted screens.

Key Words: Drug Discovery | Protein Scientist | Protein Science | Protein Expression | Protein Purification | Protein Characterisation | Protein Biochemistry | Biophysical | Crystallisation | Crystallography | Crystallographic | Chromatography | HPLC | UPLC | SEX | Ion Exchange | E.coli | Mammalian Expression |

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.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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