Job ID: #9066

Senior Protein Engineer

Watertown, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Senior Protein Engineer:

  • Lead project-based teams developing therapeutic biologic molecules from conception through preclinical in vivo studies.
  • Design and execute experiments involving antibody libraries, antibody engineering and in vitro/in vivo antibody/antigen characterization.
  • Independently analyze scientific results, troubleshoot methods and conceive creative solutions and workflows to address challenges.
  • Evaluate novel technologies in antibody discovery and molecular biology to enhance and streamline discovery workflows.
  • Document, analyze and interpret data for internal decision making, publications, presentations, patents and regulatory filings.
  • Develop research plans and manage multiple workflows and activities.
  • Manage activities at contract research organizations (CROs).
  • Maintain expertise in the field by staying current to relevant literature and attending relevant conferences.

Requirements of the Senior Protein Engineer:

  • PhD in biology, biotechnology, or related field and a minimum of five years of research in industry.
  • Relevant experience in screening and characterization of biologics, protein engineering and production, and assay automation.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing biochemical and cell-based assays.
  • Ability to design, develop and execute in vitro and in vivo experiments to probe disease biology and characterize drug candidates.

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