Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Scientist, Purification (15)

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
Jun 29, 2018
Ref
R1507864
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Associate Scientist - Purification

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and protein chemist at the Scientist level to join the expression and purification group. The candidate will be expected to work on a variety of projects to purify antibodies from multiple species and heterologous expression systems.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Purify proteins using variety of systems (affinity, ion exchange, size exclusion, etc.).
• Purify proteins using multiple purification platforms (i.e. AKTA Avant, etc.).
• Analyze proteins using standard protein characterization methods (SDS-PAGE/CE-SDS, SEC-MALLS, endotoxin, etc.).
• Perform experiments with strong attention to detail and documentation.
• Excellent written and oral skills are necessary.
• Accomplish goals under project team time lines.

Requirements:
• BS degree with 10+ years of industry experience or MS degree with 7+ years of industry experience. The degree should be in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular and Cell Biology, or similar field.
• Independent ability and experience in generation and characterization of high quality proteins for immunizations, crystallography, etc. is required.
• Strong expertise in antibody purification and characterization for in vitro and in vivo uses is also required.
• Experience in automated purification is highly preferred.
• Experience and knowledge of molecular biology and expression is preferred.
• Experience with training and guiding an associate is required.
• Ability to work in a multidisciplinary biologics discovery team.