Investigator I – (Analytical Biochemist)

CSL Behring
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nov 24, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Job Description

Job Summary

As a highly motivated analytical biochemist you will provide bioanalytical expertise in vaccine development. You would be responsible to develop biochemical/biophysical analytical assays to characterize vaccine candidates, eg. mRNA/lipid nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvanted protein vaccines and correlate vaccine in vitro biophysical attributes with in vivo functionality to support vaccine development.

Major Responsibilities

Develop biophysical/chemical analytical methods for characterization of large molecules and particles

  • Identify and develop biochemical/biophysical analytical assays, eg. HPLC/UPLC/light scattering/fluorometry, for characterization of large molecules and particles
  • Collaborate across the research and support the vaccine process developments with analytical tools

Qualify and perform biophysical/chemical analytical assays

  • Qualify and perform assays supporting for pre-clinical studies
  • Tech transfer analytical assays to Technical Development

Documentation and presentation of scientific results.

  • Compose and revise experimental protocols and prepare internal technical reports. Maintain lab notebooks.
  • Present research results internally and at scientific conferences. Ccontribute to technical advancements and publications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional project teams, stakeholders and external collaborators.

Lab management.

  • Maintain functional laboratory equipment and follow HSE regulation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D.  degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical engineering or related biochemical field.
  • Ph.D. with 0-3 years of academic or pharmaceutical/biotech experience in analytical biochemistry.
  • Strong experience with chromatography techniques HPLC/UPLC (RP, IEX, HIC, SEC, CSP) is required Desire to work under a collaborative and fast pace environment is required
  • Organizational, written and oral communication skills and ability to work in teams is required

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with light scattering techniques is preferred
  • Strong Experience with larger molecules and particles is required. Experience with mRNA and lipid nanoparticle characterization is desired
  • Experience with data analysis software and statistical analysis such as MATLAB/python is favored

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