JVT Advisors

Research Associate, Protein Biochemistry

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Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Length: 6+ Months

Job Summary: Individual will actively contribute to the development of novel biological molecules for multiple disease indications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities for protein expression, purification, and characterization.
  • Development and execution of quantitative PK/PD/ADA assays to support preclinical in vivo studies.
  • Development and execution of analytical and biochemical assays to characterize biological molecules.
  • Participate in advancing the company pipeline and capabilities in biologics.
  • Maintain Cell culture and reagents inventory.


Job Requirements:

  • Experience with Mammalian cell culture-Expi-HEK293 & Expi-CHO
  • Experience with Biologic / Protein expression and purification
  • Experience with AKTA FPLC purification systems required
  • Experience in standard ELISA/MSD required
  • Protein characterization: biophysical techniques to include SDS-PAGE, size exclusion chromatography (SEC), Agilent HPLC, and Biacore/Octet; Mass spectrometry
  • Additional experience in standard molecular and cell biology techniques (western, mammalian cell culture); experience in protein design and engineering
  • Experimental design, analysis, and interpretation of data.
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot experimental problems, seeking advice or consulting literature if necessary.
  • BS/MS with 3+ year experience, preferably in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting, degree in a relevant scientific discipline (biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, and biology)

Christian Griffith

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