Protein Biochemist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
North Chicago, USA
Posting date: 18 Sep 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Protein Biochemist with a biopharmaceutical company located in North Chicago, IL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform biological incubations of drug molecules, purification of biological samples, optimization of LCMS expression, purify and characterize challenging proteins in support of crystallography, fragment discovery and high throughput biochemical screening.
  • Strong hands on laboratory skills in protein purification and characterization for a diverse set of protein classes.
  • Experience with protein characterization techniques such as thermal stability, SDS-PAGE analysis, Western blotting, chromatography and ITC is preferred.
  • Strong experimental design and troubleshooting skills are also required. Additional experience in molecular biology and/or cell culture would be considered beneficial.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as be able to effectively work as part of a dynamic and diverse team.
  • Careful documentation of experimental practices and results will be required.

This position will support small molecule drug development within discovery organization. We look forward to welcoming a new team member to help us prosecute novel and challenging protein targets.

  • Skills and Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology or related field.
  • Excellent protein purification and characterization skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work independently.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good understanding of biophysical protein methods.
  • Molecular biology or cell culture experience.
  • Build strong relationships with peers and across groups to enable higher performance.
  • Agilely adapt to new targets and methods.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Zachary Hines at 215-531-6914.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.