Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Belgium
Beerse, Belgium
Posting date: 24 Mar 2021
36522

A Research and Development team in Belgium are looking for a talented Scientists for a temporary position to deliver on objectives, foster an environment of collaboration and positive communication.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support protein production from small-scale expression testing to upscaling and protein purification and quality control analysis of produced proteins for H2L and LO activities in the different TA projects
  • Majority of time will be hands-on work in the laboratory
  • Perform protein expression in bacteria, yeast, baculovirus / insect cells and mammalian systems to support the purification of proteins for screening, crystallography and assay development.
  • Test innovative approaches to protein production including evaluation of new technologies
  • Perform quality control on produced proteins
  • Analyse, interpret, summarise and report experimental data. Maintain accurate records (electronic notebook). Write and update protocols and reports.
  • Present results and conclusions at internal team meetings.
  • Assist or take responsibility for various tasks such as shipping logistics, database entry of externally produced reagents, maintenance of cell lines, etc.
  • Review reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Communicate effectively with investigational staff, team members and functional manager.
  • Work under limited supervision with a high level of autonomy
  • Strictly adhere to local safety regulations and laboratory rules

Skills and Requirements

  • B.S./B.A in Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent with 5-10 years of industry work experience is required. Master's degree with 2 or more years industry experience
  • Experience in recombinant expression of proteins in various heterologous systems (E. coli bacteria, insect cells, mammalian cell lines, cell-free systems) is required
  • Expertise in the purification of high-quality proteins using standard techniques and equipment is required
  • Expertise in protein characterisation using techniques such as analytical gel filtration, mass spectrometry, dynamic light scattering, nano DSF, SPR is preferred
  • Experience in protein construct design is preferred
  • Knowledge of protein crystallisation and structure determination is a plus

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