JOB LISTING

Protein Biochemist

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Modern Meadow

As we continue to grow, we are seeking to hire a bench level Scientist with expertise in protein purification and characterization.

Responsibilities:

- Work within the biochemistry team to develop, and optimize downstream recovery and purification processes, using a strong background in protein biochemistry to guide efforts.

- Independently, identify and develop procedures for purification of proteins from various organisms using a variety of techniques that can be scaled to large quantities

- Characterize proteins using a variety of biochemical and biophysical techniques to understand their fundamental properties.

- Enjoys working at the bench for majority of the time.

- Provide mentorship and knowledge to junior scientists and research associates and help them in developing and achieving project as well as career goals.

Requirements:

- Strong scientific background in protein purification and characterization with hands-on laboratory experience in the biochemical and biophysical characterization of proteins is required.

- Goal-oriented, highly adaptable and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, cross-functional team environment is required.

- Ability to think outside the box with regards to protein purification and provide innovative solutions towards solving complex purification and scaleup problems.

- Must have expertise in at least 3 of the following techniques: UV-Visible spectroscopy, CD spectroscopy, HPLC, Mass spectrometry, DSC and light scattering.

- Must have expertise in AKTA and similar purification systems.

- Must have extensive experience with protein purification on column (SEC, IEC, HIC, Affinity etc.) as well as unconventional methods such as Aqueous Two Phase Partitioning systems.

- Experience in protein engineering and enzymology.

- Familiarity with high-throughput protein purification is a plus.

- Must be a team player and willing to mentor junior members of the team.

Education Requirements:

A PhD (2 or more years of experience including postdoctoral work) or MS degree (5 or more years of experience) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics or similar field. Industry experience is preferred.

Sounds interesting?