Bioprocess development scientist

Application deadline: 31/9/2022

Job description:

Peptomyc is a company focused on the development of a new generation of cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) targeting the MYC oncoprotein for cancer treatment. The company was founded in December 2014 and it is based on Dr. Soucek’s scientific research in Omomyc (the best direct MYC inhibitor known to date) over the last twenty years. For more information about the company please visit:

We are looking for a responsible post-doctoral researcher with great sense of organization and enthusiasm to join its dynamic team for improving and developing the purification process of proteins. This position will involve carrying out laboratory experiments, regular reports writing and conducting teleconferences with collaborators.

Full-time position for incorporation in early September – October. Salary will depend on candidate previous experience.


We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly organized and qualified protein scientist. Candidates must have exceptional references.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative and a fast-paced environment.

Education and qualifications

  • Applicants must have a PhD degree in the field of biochemistry, biotechnology or life sciences.

Experience and knowledge

  • Previous and strong experience in protein purification and protein biophysics.
  • Previous experience with industrial scale protein production would be highly valued
  • Experience with FPLC/HPLC systems.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • High level of English is mandatory.

Main responsibilities and duties

  • Design and execution of the laboratory experiments.
  • Execution of protein biophysics techniques
  • SOPs and reports writing
  • Participation in teleconferences with collaborators
  • Using FPLC/HPLC systems


To join Peptomyc and contribute to our exciting projects, applicants should send a CV, contact information of at least one reference and a cover letter describing past achievements and the interest to join our company to: