Protein Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Proteomics
  3. United States
Pittsburgh, USA
Posting date: 15 Dec 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Protein Scientist with a leading biotechnology company located in Pittsburgh, PA. As the Protein Scientist, you must have a proven track record in the development and deployment of methods to analyze biomacromolecules.

Job Responsibilities:

  • We are seeking an expert in protein characterization methods focused on evaluation of proteins and protein-polymer conjugates.
  • The successful candidate will be working in a team focused on the development and characterization of protein-based materials for therapeutic applications.
  • This position requires a strong background in protein chemistry, with an emphasis on structural elucidation of proteins using a variety of analytical techniques.
  • You will be responsible for planning and conducting research aimed to deliver advanced characterization of our products by leveraging your expertise in macromolecule characterization.
  • Daily activities will involve lab work, preparation of reports and technical presentations.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in the Life Sciences (or equivalent) with 2 - 6 years of relevant experience
  • Hands-on experience in protein purification and characterization techniques including:
    • Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS)
    • Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-ToF)
    • Peptide digestion
    • Capillary electrophoresis (CE)
    • Size exclusion chromatography (SEC)
    • Static light scattering methods (dual angle, multi-angle - MALLS)
    • Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR)
  • Experience in working in GxP environments is a plus
  • Strong background in laboratory work and skills
  • Strong reporting/analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work within a diverse work team
  • Well organized and methodical.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Max Robinson at (+1) 617-903-7746 or

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.