Job ID: #8665

Senior Scientist, Protein Engineering

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist, Protein Engineering:

  • Design, conduct, and analyze critical experiments to support identification and characterization of enzymes
  • Leverage protein and antibody engineering expertise to improve therapeutic candidate profiles
  • Perform mutagenesis screens for mammalian cell systems.
  • Interface across functional areas, from discovery, pharmacology and analytics
  • Purification process development to support discovery, lead ID and pre-clinical development studies
  • Manage CRO services to support process development and material generation activities
  • Present date and results to internal and external teams

Requirements of the Senior Scientist, Protein Engineering:

  • BS/MS or Ph.D in life science discipline with 2+ years relevant experience.
  • Expertise in protein engineering processes
  • Understanding of CRISPR technologies and other gene editing platforms
  • Extensive, hands-on experience in protein and antibody discovery, engineering, mutagenesis, phage display, protein design and optimization
  • Viral delivery experience is a plus
  • Highly collaborative with excellent communication skills

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