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Protein Scientist – Peak Proteins

We are looking for a talented protein scientist with an enthusiasm for protein engineering, expression and purification to be part of our rapidly growing team.

Peak Proteins is a vibrant contract research organisation (CRO) that is now part of Sygnature Discovery, and provides 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 drug discovery. In addition, we perform protein structure determination by X-ray crystallography and provide a protein mass spectrometry service. Our passion is to provide clients with the protein related tools and information they need to successfully progress their projects.

Successful project delivery will be achieved through their own experimental work and by working flexibly with Peak Proteins’ team members; good communication and team working skills are therefore essential.

To be considered you must be able to demonstrate excellent problem-solving abilities and experience in some of the techniques involved in protein expression and protein purification using different methods. You must have a BSc/MSc in Biochemistry or a related discipline. Importantly, you should show the enthusiasm and self-motivation required to develop your scientific skills and knowledge further and understand the commercial aspects of working in a CRO.  Salary is negotiable and dependent on knowledge and experience of the candidate.

Peak Proteins has recently moved to purpose-built laboratories and offices at Tytherington Business Park in Macclesfield; not far from the heart of Manchester and with easy access to the Peak District, Snowdonia and Lake District national parks.

If you are interested please send your CV and a covering letter to by 8th July 2022 or visit to find out more.

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