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Job Description:

Temporary contract, 6 Months

We seek a highly motivated and innovative scientist with a passion to apply biophysical techniques to drug discovery and target engagement. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in biochemical and biophysical research including protein purification and expression and protein structure. The Research Associate will work within a team of biochemists and biophysicists to support recombinant protein production, characterization and small-molecule ligand binding for structural and mechanistic studies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Recombinant protein expression and purification for use in biophysical and functional assays
  • Participate in experimental design and independently conducts experiments
  • Carry out biophysical protein-ligand measurements
  • Maintain clear records of experimental work and be able to organize, report and communicate their results

Qualification:

  • MS (or equivalent degree) and 3-5 years of relevant employment experience, or PhD (or equivalent degree) and 0-3 years of relevant employment experience
  • Experience with biophysical techniques, hands on experience with SPR
  • Track record of protein purification of targets including multi-protein complexes
  • Experience in protein expression in multiple organisms (mammalian, insect, bacterial, etc.)
  • Previous use of manual and automated chromatography systems
  • Proficient in biochemical techniques (e.g. Western blot, SDS-PAGE, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in working with transcription factors and DNA binding is a plus
  • Self-motivation, organization, effective communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to navigate a fast-paced work environment
  • A desire to be part of a highly innovative company aimed at transforming the lives of people with serious diseases, their families and society

Associated topics: biochemistry, bioinformatic, biological engineer, biomechanics, biomedical engineer, bioprocess, neuro, neuroscience, nutrition, parenteral

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