Research Associate III – Biophysical Scientist (s171)

  • Contract Duration: 12 months, Temp-to-Perm
  • Research & Development
  • Framingham, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search


1 Year Contract – potential temp to perm

Framingham, MA

Job Description:

Pre-formulation department seeking an experienced biophysical scientist for the characterization of protein therapeutics (generally mAb and mAb derivatives) under different solution conditions. Successful candidate will have 6-9 years of experience working in a wet lab on protein related research (structure, function, design/engineering). Prior work with proteins is required.

This role requires execution of several assays. However, prior experience with all assays is not expected. These assays include:

– HPLC chromatography (SEC, WCX, HIC)
– Sizing: Dynamic light scattering (DLS), Analytical centrifugation (SV-AUC)
– Lab Chip
– Nephelometry
– icIEF
– Viscosity measurements
– Fluorescent and Circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopies

Successful candidate will be responsible for the execution and analysis of experiments and analytical procedures. Display an investigative or technological orientation in designing, executing, and interpreting experiments and analytical procedures. Investigate basic technical problems and performs routine scientific procedures and experiments under general supervision. Plan and prioritize concurrent experimental procedures. Integrate, compile, and tabulate data and assist supervisor in the analysis and interpretation of the results. May provide oral presentations on results to other department members. Work under active supervision. Follow established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Failure to achieve results or erroneous execution may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources. Frequent internal company contacts. Infrequent inter- departmental and outside constituent contacts on routine matters.

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