Mass Spectrometry Scientist/Senior Scientist 239

Didcot, Oxfordshire, England
Excellent Benefits
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Full Time

Based just outside Oxford, UK, our client offers the opportunity to take part in pioneering the commercial development of T cell therapy. The company has an inventive and collaborative culture, where employees are valued and inspired as well as rewarded for their ideas and contributions. The organisation of research in the company has created an environment where it is possible to make both individual and team contributions towards scientific excellence.

As the company continues to expand further they have a number of exciting opportunities for motivated individuals to join their team.

Division of Protein Science - (Role 236)

Scientist/Senior Scientist Mass Spectrometry

They are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join their Mass Spectrometry Research Group. The group is equipped with the very latest generation LC-MS/MS instruments and bioinformatics software and performs the critical role of target identification within their client. Candidates should have a minimum of a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry or Molecular Biology, maybe with additional postdoctoral laboratory experience in academia or industry.

Ideally candidates would have experience in at least one of the following areas:

Quantitative proteomics and mass spectrometry of peptides and proteins using latest generation LC-MS/MS platforms. Protein biochemistry, with an emphasis on protein purification by immunoaffinity purification from tissue samples. Bioinformatic analyses of large datasets.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance and operation of LC-MS/MS mass spectrometers
  • Bioinformatic analyses of large, quantitative proteomics datasets
  • Purification and identification of HLA peptides by mass spectrometry from cell lines and tumour tissues
  • Communication of scientific findings to other research groups within the companny
  • Design, optimisation and implementation of new mass spectrometry based assays
  • Accurate recording and reporting of experimental findings
    • Qualifications & Experience

Candidates should have a good undergraduate degree and a PhD in a relevant scientific discipline (Chemistry, Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology) from an internationally recognised research university.

  • Skills & Competencies

Candidates are likely to have proven skills and competencies relevant to many of the duties and responsibilities listed above, although specific training will be provided.

Hepatitis B vaccination may be required and costs covered by our client if necessary.