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[ccp4bb] Reminder: Structural Biology Applications Scientist position at TTP Labtech

A quick reminder about this position:


We have a position available at TTP Labtech for a commercially minded Structural Biologist. Please see the full job description below and a link to apply. Feel free to get in touch with any questions.


We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


Best wishes,

Michele Darrow


development scientist

TTP Labtech


Applications Scientist - Structural Biology

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Click HERE to apply!


TTP Labtech is looking for an experienced commercially minded Structural Biologist to help deliver and support new sample preparation technologies that will enable emerging methods of determining biomolecular structures.

Based near Cambridge, UK, TTP Labtech is a global supplier of innovative products for accelerating drug development, combining the best science with first-rate engineering. We design and manufacture a wide range of liquid dispensing equipment, sample management systems and fluorescence detection instruments. As a Battery Ventures portfolio company, TTP Labtech enjoys an enviable reputation for innovation, reliability and quality.

The successful candidate will help shape the development and delivery of a range of new products as a key member of the Structural Biology team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the roll-out of early systems through to full commercial products;
  • Engaging with early customers to provide applications advice;
  • Supporting the sales team with Structural Biology product demonstrations;
  • Understanding product requirements through collaboration with structural biology customers;
  • Communicating customer requirements to design engineers and software developers;
  • Planning and running experiments, analysing results and preparing summary reports;
  • Managing placements with customer development partners, including training, analysis and interpretation of customer data and providing feedback on the customer experience;
  • Advising on the possible direction of further development as a product expert;
  • Preparing and presenting written material for marketing, such as posters and applications notes.

Throughout the product lifecycle, you will be working as a member of a multidisciplinary project team, with increasing product management responsibilities. Foreign travel will be required, visiting customers and attending demonstrations and exhibitions.

The position is based at our campus near Cambridge, UK so UK-based applicants are preferred.


  • A 1st or 2:1 degree in a biological science from a leading university. A PhD qualification in a relevant field is strongly preferred, although equivalent experience will be considered
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a structural biology commercial role or similar research environment.
  • Good understanding of protein crystallisation and protein structure
  • Previous wet laboratory experience and investigative/analytical skills
  • Solid practical understanding of both single particle Cryo-EM/protein crystallography and current trends in determining protein structures
  • Creative thinking and logical problem solving
  • Ability to analyse complex technical data/equipment
  • First class verbal and written communication skills, fully proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Organised, motivated team-worker with good interpersonal skills.

In addition, experience of the following would be beneficial:

    • Experience with the handling of cryogens and analysing samples in a Cryo-EM microscope.
    • Experience of working in a commercial environment including interaction with customers and demonstrating complex equipment.


TTP Labtech is based on the Melbourn Science Park, a short commute from Cambridge, Royston and the surrounding areas. There are excellent cycle, train, road and airport connections.

We offer a competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package including: Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, generous Pension Plan, Profit Share and relocation packages as well as great facilities and discounted local swimming, squash and gym memberships.


Apply here: https://ttp-labtech.workable.com/jobs/952473/candidates/new



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