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.
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.
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
Knowledge of fermentation process
Familiarity with HPLC systems