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Job: Research Associate II or III (Protein Production Specialist), EpiCypher, DURHAM, NC

General Information

Job title:
Research Associate II or III (Protein Production Specialist)
Job location:
DURHAM, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package will be included.
Job category:
Product Development
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Experienced BS or MS level Molecular Biologist / Biochemist sought for protein production, purification, and qualification to support product development, services, and manufacturing for a rapidly growing biotechnology company.

Candidate will be directly responsible for expression, assembly, and purification of DNA and protein-based products to maintain and develop our catalog of epigenetic research reagents.

Candidate will also be responsible for troubleshooting, tracking, and optimizing lot to lot yields, and will contribute to the overall manufacturing, R&D, and services deadlines of the company.

Candidates must be self-motivated and work equally well as an individual and part of a team.

Job Requirements

BS +3 years or MS +1 year of research lab experience directly related to protein production.

Prior employment in commercial science strongly preferred.

Broad scientific background required, including the ability to rapidly gain working knowledge in new fields.

Proven track record with molecular biology and biochemical approaches for the manipulation, amplification, and purification of DNA as well as E. coli based recombinant protein expression and purification (e.g. ÄKTA FPLC, Agilent HPLC, affinity purification and chromatography) strongly preferred.

Baculovirus expression in insect cells a plus.

Ability to work toward specific goals under minimal supervision.

Ability to consistently meet deadlines.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.
(Job number: 3925734)
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