Research Associate / Scientist

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Framingham, MA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

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Not Specified years

Posted 25 days ago

  by    Jitendra Kushwah
  • Seeking a skilled protein biochemist to join our Protein Engineering team. The Research Assistant will work in a small team setting to support developability assays for protein therapeutics including monospecific and multispecific antibodies.
  • Involved with analytical methods for routine testing and extended characterization of physicochemical attributes of therapeutic proteins.
  • Responsible for analysis of protein purity by SDS-PAGE, HPLC-SEC, HIC and DLS.
  • Conduct protein stability assays, by thermal denaturation and accelerated degradation methods.
  • Analyse, interpret, document and present data to the team.
  • Contribute to group knowledge and expertise through collaboration and idea exchange with a multidisciplinary team.
  • The individual must be highly motivated, ready to learn new skills and adapt, have meticulous bench-work and record-keeping, and be able to function independently.


Skills:

  • Experience with standard protein characterization techniques such as SDS-PAGE, HPLC (SEC, HIC) and/or CE-based (CE-SDS, icIEF) methods.
  • Experience with routine lab equipment and methods, including preparing buffers, measuring pH, UV absorbances, etc.
  • A strong understanding of protein structure and biophysical chemistry.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and present data in a clear manner.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Education: BA/BS or MS degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or a related field of research experience in protein engineering, protein biochemistry or biophysics is required.

Salary

$80K - $90K
$80K - $90K base, TBD bonus