If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.
We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.
MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.
The main duties for this position are to independently conduct experiments that include production and characterization of antibodies containing novel chemical functionality. You will be an organized an effective bench scientist capable of designing and conducting experiments, interpreting data, and communicating results. You are expected to maintain accurate and timely laboratory notebooks and present updates to project teams. The position requires the ability to embrace new technologies quickly and work confidently in cutting-edge areas of research to enable new discoveries.
Bachelors of Science Degree or Masters of Science Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or related field. Hands on laboratory experience in molecular biology, protein chemistry, antibody or protein engineering is required
Associate Scientist I: Bachelors of Science Degree with five to eight years experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or a Masters of Science Degree with two to five years experience in the biopharmaceutical industry.
Associate Scientist II: Bachelors of Science Degree with eight to ten years experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or a Masters of Science Degree with five to eight years experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Recent Ph.D. graduates will also be considered.
- Experience with non-natural amino acids.
- Experience with bioconjugation.
- Interest in applying chemical approaches to alter the properties of biomolecules.
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