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US-CT-Cheshire: Development Scientist in Biotech

Date: 26-Mar-2013
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Development Scientist II, Biophysical Characterization

1. Oversee, method development and preforming biophysical characterization of monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins by multiple techniques including: (60%)

* Surface Plasmon Resonance (Biacore) * HPLC carbohydrate analysis * N-Terminal sequencing * AAA * SEC-MALS * CD * SDS-PAGE * IEF * 2D-PAGE * Enzyme digests

1. New technology evaluation (15%) 2. Authoring technical reports, department-specific protocols and general operating procedures (15%) 3. Managing associates (10%)

Qualifications Work Experience:

* 2-5 years’ experience in antibody, protein, and peptide characterization and relevant assay development in pharmaceutical or biotech industry * At least a year of supervisory experience in an industry setting * Experience in product comparability assessment/evaluation is a plus


* PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, life sciences, or related discipline

Major Skills:

* Competence with MS Office programs, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint * Self-motivated, reliable team member * Ability to communicate effectively with senior management as well as with peers * Up-to-date knowledge of protein characterization methodologies * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Ability to solve problems of scientifically challenging nature * Adherence to timelines

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