Research associate – Downstream purification

Essential requirements for this position include an in-depth understanding and hands-on experience with recombinant protein purification from different expression hosts (including E.coli and Yeast) and an aptitude for careful, detail-oriented experimentation.

Job responsibility:

Work with scientists to develop robust, efficient, scalable strategies for recombinant/antibody protein process, perform trouble-shoot if needed.

Execute purification work and maintain legible and detailed work documentation. Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team.

Demonstrate ability to work effectively in teams, both within the group and cross-functionally

Analyze data, form conclusions, and communicate results to scientists and team members

Prepare internally reviewed technical reports, make oral presentations to scientists and management, and publish externally.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor or MS degree in Biochemistry or a related field

2+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry

Experience with ion exchange, size exclusion, hydrophobic, and affinity chromatography with AKTA purification systems

Proficiency with protein assay, gel electrophoresis, western blotting

Excellent verbal and written skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of fermentation process

Familiarity with HPLC systems