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Associate Scientist III, Protein Analytical Development
Ref No.: 18-02937
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start Date / End Date: 04/09/2018 to 01/11/2019
Title: Associate Scientist III, Protein Analytical Development
Duration: 7 months
Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description:
  • The Protein Analytical Development group of Biogen is seeking a highly motivated temp Associate Scientist for a Technical Investment project.
  • The candidate will develop native mass spectrometry methods to analyze proteins and protein complexes, such as mAb aggregates.
  • The developed methods could be used for advanced characterization of size and charge variants of monoclonal antibodies.
  • The candidate will also work with the Protein Formulation Development group to use some of the biophysical methods, such as dynamic light scattering to characterize protein-protein interactions.
  • Position requires experience in protein characterization by LC-MS, such as the use of QTOFs or Orbitrap mass spectrometry for intact mass analysis of proteins.
  • The position is well suited for someone interested in getting industry experience prior to PhD graduation.
  • The ideal candidate would possess a strong background in analytical chemistry/biochemistry in the areas of proteomics and mass spectrometry.
  • Experience in intact mass analysis, such as native MS or Ion mobility MS is a plus.
  • The candidate should have excellent laboratory, computer, documentation, and organization skills, as well as good oral and written communication abilities.
  • A BS or MS degree in analytical chemistry, analytical biochemistry or related disciplines with 4 plus years of relevant experience for BS candidates, or 2 plus years of relevant experience for MS candidates, as demonstrated by hands-on experience in protein analyses by LC-MS.
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