Aerotek Protein Biochemist in Town and Country, Missouri
This team is a part of the Regulatory Platform- specifically protein science- they conduct protein safety assessments to ensure products are safe before commercialization- supporting or disproving research for lawsuits or just before new products developed by R&D are released to the public.
Activities are split between protein characterization (more analytical) and protein production/expression.
Top three things that will occupy their time: Protein purification from plant and e.coli, antibody screening, protein expression
The successful candidate will be self-motivated and capable of working in a fast paced, timeline driven environment. The candidates primary role will be in protein purification efforts from plant and bacterial systems, therefore strong skills in protein expression, purification and characterization are required. The candidate will be working in a team environment and must have strong communication skills as well. Experience with molecular cloning, antibody screening and immunoaffinity techniques, various chromatography techniques, electrophoresis, and/or enzyme assays techniques are desirable. Experience with large scale protein production processes is a plus but not required. Relevant lab experience, preferably in an in industry environment, is required.
biochemistry, MS, Master's, PhD, Biology, protein purification, protein expression, immunological technique, monoclonal antibody screening
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Additional Skills & Qualifications:
M.S with 2+ years of relevant laboratory experience or a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biology or related science.
Would accept a Bachelor's Degreed candidate IF they have protein purification experience- at least 3 years for less education
**Best fit has protein purification with plants and/or e.coli and protein expression demonstrated on the resume
Would like the candidate having hands on experience on monoclonal antibody screening and immnoaffinity chromatography but this is not necessarily a deal breaker- must haves expereince wise: PROTEIN PURIFICATION, PROTEIN EXPRESSION- almost all of their work will center around these protein safety assessments so they must have some baseline knowledge in this area and willingness to grow and learn.
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