Associate Scientist/Scientist, protein purification

La Jolla, CA
Competitive salary with great benefits
Oct 25, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Position: Research Associate/Scientist

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate/Scientist to join our Protein Therapeutics team. This position offers an opportunity to work on early development and characterization of new protein therapeutics.

The successful candidate will:

  • Purify antibodies and fusion proteins using standard chromatography techniques to enable development of downstream process steps.
  • Possess a detailed understanding of major analytical methods/techniques used for protein characterization: protein quantitation, electrophoresis and isoelectrofocusing, ion exchange and size exclusion HPLC/UPLC, ELISA. Knowledge of glycan profiling would be a plus.
  • Be effective in communication and collaboration with other team members. 
  • Apply attention to detail and timelines.
  • Prepare and present reports to supervisor in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biotechnology/protein chemistry/chemical engineering or other relevant areas.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in protein purification (AKTA) and characterization.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of protein purification using column chromatography techniques. 
  • Knowledge of protein analytical techniques.