Principal Scientist, Antibody Analytics

's Mission

Our mission at Abcam is to serve life scientists to achieve their mission, faster. Abcam identifies, develops, and provides high-quality biological reagents and tools which are essential in a wide range of fields and applications including drug discovery, diagnostics and basic research.

What you'll be doing

  • Conducting biophysical analysis of antibodies and antibody conjugates
  • Developing biophysical analysis methods for antibodies
  • Troubleshooting methods and propose additional biophysical analysis where required
  • Communicating clearly with managers and the Technology Development team, providing delivery dates and the necessary documentation and clearly presented lab results to support ongoing and completed work
  • Communicating any potential issues or delays with affected colleagues in a timely manner
  • Discussing lab results and optimisation with other labs around the world
  • Role model working in a safe and efficient working environment in the Laboratory and ensure the safety of your colleagues and visitors, and support team adherence to all health and safety guidelines
  • Mentoring and providing training to other members of staff


  • You will be an expert in antibody/protein analytics with a PHD (or equivalent) and extensive experience in industry and/or academia-setting.
  • You will be confident in conducting protein stability studies and determining the shelf-life of proteins.
  • Experience in antibody characterisation using LC-MS, HPLC, dynamic light scattering, thermal denaturation, and peptide mapping
  • (Desirable) Experience with Surface Plasmon Resonance and Design of Experiment

Company Values

Company Benefits

  • 18 weeks full paid maternity leave and 6 weeks full paid paternity leave
  • A culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development
  • Highly flexible working environment.
  • What’s more, as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer, we are recognized globally as an organization that’s diverse, inclusive and supports women in the workplace.
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