Biologist I

Worcester County, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
To discuss more about this job opportunity, please reach out to Chitrank Rastogi (LinkedIn URL -, email your updated resume at or give me a call at (425) 214-0831. Thank you!

•This position is in the Purification Group of the Process Sciences Department at the Bioresearch Center.
•The candidate will be involved with all aspects of protein purification and protein chemistry to support biopharmaceutical process development.

Responsibilities, under the supervision of a senior scientist:

•Execute high through put scale down robotic purification from early stage to late stage for cross function groups, viral clearance, process characterization, and continuous process improvement studies, performing basic data acquisition and analysis, documenting in electric lab notebooks
Will develop economical, robust steps for recovering the target protein from bioreactor harvests using chromatography, filtration, and other separation techniques; developing downstream purification processes to be transferred to Manufacturing; and performing laboratory scale process characterization studies.
•The individual can perform various bioanalytical assays, including HPLC, ELISAs and SDS-PAGE, to aid in rapid process development.
•The candidate must possess strong written, oral, and collaborative skills in order to effectively communicate experimental procedures and results.
•As appropriate, the candidate may supply technical support for pilot and/or GMP manufacturing of clinical materials.
•Are you open to look at candidates willing to relocate? Yes, if it doesn't delay their start date
•Years of experience/education and/or certifications required: 0 to 5 years of experience, bachelor's degree

What are the top 3-5 skills requirements should this person have?

•Bioanalytical assays, including HPLC, ELISAs and SDS-PAGE, to aid in rapid process development.
•Lab experience: buffer preparation, writing in a notebook, good English, chromatography, basic computer skills, works well with others
•What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification? Experience with AKTA chromatography and TECAN or similar robotics purification, HPLC experience, Bachelors in Biology or chemistry

Biologist ,Biological Sciences ,ELISAs,SDS-PAGE,process development,Biochemistry ,HPLC,chromatography,TECAN ,Purification ,Biotech ,Biotechnology ,Pharma ,Pharmaceuticals

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