Research Associate II- (Gaithersburg, MD)
If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.
MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease. As a Research Associate II in Gaithersburg, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.
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.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
MedImmune is seeking an applicant for a Research Associate II position in Physicochemical Testing Group within the Analytical Sciences Department. The successful candidate will develop and utilize chromatographic, electrophoresis and spectroscopic methods to support the development of biopharmaceutical products. Products include but not limited to humanized monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins. The candidates will be expected to record detailed experimental observations, analyze data, and present results in group/project meetings. Candidate must have good communication skills, good time management and good multi-tasking abilities.
Experience: B.S. with 2-5 years or MS with 0-2 years relevant working experience in biotechnology industry
- A thorough understanding of chromatographic, electrophoresis, and/or spectroscopic techniques in protein analysis is required.
- Good verbal and written communication skills are vital.
- Computer skills using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel are needed.
- Ability working as a team member in a fast-paced goal-oriented environment is a must.
Next Steps – Apply today!
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