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Scientific Associate I (Analytical Biochemistry)

CSL Behring
Start date
Jan 20, 2023

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The Opportunity

Do you want to work with a company that tackles fascinating problems and find solutions to complex challenges? Seqirus has an exciting opportunity to join our expanding team in Waltham, MA. With the manufacturing facility and an expertise in influenza science we are one of the world leaders in the production of the influenza vaccine. We operate as one integrated global company, drawing together expert staff from different countries to collaborate. Together, we're working to protect communities from seasonal influenza and global pandemic threats. When you join Seqirus, you join a team dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. It's a feeling of possibility, creativity, and purpose that inspires us every day.

You will report to the Investigator and work with team members from the Analytical Biochemistry Function, Research, technical development, and other internal divisions where scientific support is needed. You will be an important contributor in the biochemistry section. You will provide support to technique aspect, research/collaboration projects with other departments, and external partners. You will support the assay development in the Analytical biochemistry lab, developing cell culture for expression and quantification of antigens. You'll improve the cell culture process for quantification of protein expression levels using mass spectrometry techniques.

The Role

  • Independently perform a variety of mammalian cell culture procedures including but not limited to

  • culture cells, transfection, and protein expression

  • Develop imaging techniques for quantification of antigen expression in live-cell media

  • Experience with chemical conjugation of biomolecules

  • Conduct cell-based assays to measure protein expression using high throughput microscopy

  • Document and improve protocols for cell-based assays to help maintain the cell-culture lab

  • Write experimental protocols and prepare internal reports

  • Maintain lab notebooks

  • Collaborate with project teams, present research results and contribute to technical advancements and publications

  • Maintain functional laboratory equipment and follow HSE regulation

  • Monitor the storage of chemicals

  • Support other departments and other divisions when needed

Your skills and experience

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Biochemistry or related biological sciences

  • 2 years' experience in academic or pharmaceutical/biotech experience in biochemistry

  • Hands on experience with Cell culture/transfection/Gel electrophoresis/WB methods

  • Experience with FACS/microscopy techniques is plus

  • Desire to work under a collaborative and industrious environment

  • Organizational, written and oral communication experience

  • Experience working in teams is required

  • Previous experience managing contract staff

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, and PTO available from your first day of hire.

About Us

Our Benefits

Seqirus is committed to attracting and retaining world-class employees who are valued for their contributions to achieving business objectives. Learn more about some of the benefits you can participate in when you join Seqirus.

About Seqirus

Seqirus is part of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). As one of the largest influenza vaccine providers in the world, Seqirus is a major contributor to the prevention of influenza globally and a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness. Learn more about Seqirus.

We want Seqirus to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Seqirus.

Do work that matters at Seqirus!


As the third largest global biotechnology company with employees in more than 35 countries, CSL Behring is focused on serving patients with serious and rare diseases, including coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, respiratory disease and neurological disorders. We collaborate with patient and biomedical communities to improve access to therapies, advance scientific knowledge and support future medical research. 

CSL Behring's dynamic environment fosters innovation and attracts the best and brightest who share a commitment to helping save lives. People here are free to live their Promising FUTURES where they can fulfill their individual career aspirations and realize their potential. 

CSL Behring is committed to diversity and inclusion, both of which underpin our Values of patient focus, innovation, collaboration, integrity and superior performance. We believe that by harnessing and honoring the unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives of our people, we are better able to serve our patients.

CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs more than 27,000 people, and provides its life-saving medicines in more than 70 countries. 
For more information visit Help us deliver on our promise to save lives and protect the health of people around the world. Promising FUTURES start at CSL Behring!

Stock Symbol: CSL

Stock Exchange: Australian Securities Exchange

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