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US-MA: Scientist in biochemist

Date: 06-Mar-2012
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Scientist in biochemist

We seek a highly motivated and experienced protein biochemist to work independently and contribute to all aspects of ongoing research and development for individual products in the form of proteins or active enzymes, from beginning to end. Candidate should be familiar with optimizing source - whether expression system or native, to purification methods development, to extensive characterization and testing of final product.

The candidate must have strong expertise in protein expression and production, FPLC and HPLC protein purification, method development and optimization, protein quantitation, modification and enzyme analysis. Experience with fluorescent or FRET-baed assays is a plus. This individual is expected to initiate, plan and execute critical scientific research and development projects independently. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills will be required for documentation of data and internal report writing, drafting of SOP's, slide and poster preparation, and external representation of the company at conferences or with commercial partners. Strong organization, ability to multitask, and project management skills are essential to work within our interactive and dynamic team environment. Additionally, the cadidate should have highly proficient problem solving and analytical skills and be able to use technical discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project goals.

Requires a Ph.D in the life sciences or biochemistry with a focus on cell signaling as an area of specialty, with 2-5 years post-graduate experience in academia and/or industry

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