Research Associate III - Protein Expression

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Date: Mar 18, 2019

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, US

 

 

Research Associate III -  Protein Expression

Bedford, MA

 

The Organization:

UCB is a fast-moving global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines and solutions to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases affecting the immune and central nervous systems. With more than 7,700 people in approximately 40 countries, the company generated revenue of € 4.2 billion in 2016. UCB invests more than 25% of revenue in cutting-edge scientific research with the objective of solving unmet patient needs. We have a passionate, long-term commitment to the discovery and development of innovative medicines that transform the lives of people with severe diseases. At UCB everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this make a difference to the lives of people living with severe diseases?” We do that by connecting with patients and their families around the world living with the physical and social burdens of severe disease of the immune system and the central nervous system. Those connections offer new perspectives, drive innovation, and offer the hope of a new generation of therapies that will help to transform lives.  

 

Primary Responsibilities of the Position:

  • All methods and techniques, including strong proficiency in aseptic techniques, as required for protein expression and optimization experiments in mammalian, insect and bacterial expression systems from small scale to production scale.
  • Assist in developing methods for high yield expression of novel protein targets.
  • Perform multiple experiments with multiple targets in parallel under aggressive timelines.
  • Follow Site Work Procedures.
  • Collaborate with other Core lab functions.
  • Analyze and present data in meetings and to external audience as needed.

     

    Education and Experience:

    Essential Requirements

  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in an applicable field.
  • Strong communication and organizational ability and attention to detail.
  • Strong Lab skills in recombinant protein expression for a variety of proteins and cell types, including prokaryotic and eukaryotic expression systems
  • Good experience with mammalian cell culture.
  • Strong understanding of protein expression/purification workflows

     

    Desirable Experience

  • Experience with Baculovirus expression systems is a strong asset.
  • Understanding of protein purification along with production experience is a plus.

     


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