Job ID: #8994

Scientist, Protein & Plasmid Production

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Scientist, Protein & Plasmid Production:

  • Contribute development and optimization of protein production
  • Lead in the design and construction of expression constructs
  • Perform modern day cloning for protein expression
  • Design and construct stable cell lines for targets
  • Troubleshoot experiments and stay on top of latest scientific literature as it relates to research goals and company projects
  • Work with external CROs on certain outsourced projects
  • Documents protocols, data, and results in LIMS
  • Take on additional responsibilities as needed in a small startup environment

Requirements of the Scientist, Protein & Plasmid Production:

  • PhD with 1+ years or MS with 4+ years laboratory experience, ideally in a microbiology or protein production environment
  • Experience with plasmid construction and cloning techniques. Gibson and Golden Gate highly desired
  • Experience with protein purification, expression, and characterization. Including hands on chromatography experience and ability to troubleshoot equipment
  • Mammalian cell culture is helpful
  • Experience with automated equipment and/or high throughput screening is a plus
  • Must be comfortable working in a small startup environment

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