We are looking for a cell scientist to be part of our small, but rapidly growing team involved in the generation of recombinant proteins for use in the pharmaceutical industry.

You must have cell culture experience and ideally you will have worked with a number of protein expression systems and be able to use them at different scales and complexity to adapt to rapidly changing demands. You must have a degree in a life science and good knowledge of cell culture.  Essential to almost all the work we undertake is the ability to express proteins in a number of different cell hosts. The expression systems we use are a transient mammalian system, baculovirus/insect cells and E.coli. This position will primarily involve expression of proteins in the two eukaryotic hosts.

You must have enthusiasm for lab work, demonstrating care and attention to detail when planning and performing experiments and be able to critically analyse your data to come up with creative solutions to problems when they arise. The ability to work independently, but also flexibility as part of the team to ensure we meet customer needs, is highly valued and essential for this position. Salary is negotiable and dependent on knowledge and experience of the candidate.

Peak Proteins is a vibrant and growing, contract research service business. We provide research services to clients globally. These services include the engineering of tailored proteins for a variety of different end-uses such as biochemical screening, biophysics, diagnostics and biologics discovery. In-addition we perform protein structure determination by X-ray crystallography and have extensive experience with a wide range of proteins. We also provide protein mass spectrometry services for protein analysis. Our passion is to provide clients with the protein related tools and information they need to successfully progress their projects.

Peak Proteins is located on the Alderley Park site in Cheshire; home to a rapidly expanding number of small and medium sized life science businesses. This beautiful site is only 18 miles from the heart of Manchester and has easy access to the Peak District, Snowdonia and Lake District national parks. The site includes on-site parking, cafes and a restaurant with brand-new sports facilities due to open in Sept 2019. The site is served by bus services from Alderley Edge, Macclesfield and south Manchester areas and there are also good facilities for cyclists.

If you are interested please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@peakproteins.com.Closing date is the 30thJune.

Please note that candidates must be eligible to work in the UK