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Job: Research Associate I – III (Protein Production), EpiCypher, Durham, NC

General Information


Job title:
Research Associate I – III (Protein Production)
Job location:
Durham, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
RA1904
Date posted:
05/09/2019
Compensation:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package will be included.
Job category:
Manufacturing and Production
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


BS or MS level Assay Specialist sought to support product development, services and manufacturing for a rapidly growing biotechnology company.

Founded in 2012, EpiCypher® is Bringing Epigenetics to Life to help researchers find cures for some of the most challenging diseases. To this end we develop transformative technologies / unique products / complete service solutions for epigenetics and chromatin biology research. This includes fully defined semi-synthetic nucleosomes (to recapitulate the physiological target of chromatin interacting proteins); EpiDyne® nucleosome remodeling substrates; and the SNAP-ChIP® platform that is revolutionizing Chromatin ImmunoPrecipitation (Shah et al (2018) Mol Cell 72:162).

Job Requirements


Candidate will be directly responsible for troubleshooting and executing a variety of tasks, meeting deadlines, and contributing to product development / manufacturing and services delivery. Candidates must be self-motivated and work equally well as an individual and part of a team.

BS with two or more years research lab experience (or MS with at least one year). Prior employment in a commercial science setting strongly preferred.

Broad scientific background, including the ability to rapidly gain working knowledge in new fields. Proven track record with recombinant protein production (from bacterial, yeast or insect cells) and purification at commercial scales is essential. Experience in mammalian cell culture is a definite plus.

Ability to work toward specific goals under minimal supervision.

Ability to consistently meet deadlines.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.
(Job number: 3838388)
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