Research Associate Scientist, Protein Science

Johnson & Johnson   •  

Spring House, PA

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


8 - 10 years

Posted 339 days ago

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The ResearchAssociateScientist, Protein Science will:

  • Participate in the design and implementation of protein purification          strategies that provide active proteins for use in assays and structural      biology
  • Apply hands-on work in the laboratory the majority of the time
  • Collaborate across multiple therapeutic and functional areas in the US, Europe and Asia
  • Develop innovative approaches to protein production including evaluation of new technologies
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize and report experimental data
  • Perform additional responsibilities (consumables, equipment, safety, …) as appropriate
  • Attend in-house seminars and external scientific meetings as appropriate


  • A Master’s degree and at least 5 years of work experience in recombinant protein production is OR a B.S./B.A with 9 years of work experience is required
  • Expertise in protein purification is required
  • Expertise in protein construct design is preferred
  • Expertise in the purification of soluble proteins using different chromatographic techniques (affinity, ion exchange, hydrophobic interaction, size exclusion) is preferred
  • Expertise in the recombinant expression of proteins is required
  • Expertise in the recombinant expression of proteins in various heterologous systems (E. coli bacteria, insect cells, mammalian cell lines, cell-free systems) is preferred
  • Expertise in protein characterization using techniques such as electrophoresis, analytical gel filtration, mass spectrometry, dynamic light scattering is preferred
  • Expertise in biophysics and/or enzymology is preferred
  • Expertise in automation for protein expression and/or purification is preferred.
  • Expertise in cardiovascular, immunology, infectious diseases, neuroscience or oncology therapeutic areas is preferred
  • Experience working with external collaborators in industry or academia is preferred

Requisition ID: 1104170925