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Scientific Associate II

Company: CSL Plasma
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Purpose:This position is responsible for the production and characterization of high quality purified recombinant protein of potential vaccine candidates. The ideal candidate would support development of cell cultures for expression of vaccine antigens and carries out protein purifications and characterizations.Major Accountabilities:Characterization of recombinant protein Independently perform a variety of mammalian cell culture procedures including but not limited to culture cells, transfection, and protein expressionDesign the methodology and perform the purification of protein to provide high-quality material for antigen productionDevelop and/or optimize methods to characterize protein to support preclinical researchDocumentation and presentation of scientific resultsWrite research methodologies and prepare internal reports.Maintain lab notebooks.Collaborate with project teams, present research results and contribute to technical advancements and publications.Lab managementMaintain functional laboratory equipment and follow HSE regulationSupport other functions and other divisions when neededMinimum Requirements:B.S and 5+ in Biochemistry, Structural Biology or related biological sciences within an academic or pharmaceutical/biotech experience in biochemistry environmentsExperience with recombinant protein purification by chromatography such as affinity, ion exchange and SEC or experience with X-ray crystallography or Cryo-EM is requiredThe ability to generate accurate and reproducible results along with multi-tasking are criticalOrganizational, written and oral communication skills and ability to work in teams is requiredPreferred Requirements:MS Degree and 2+ years in Biochemistry, Structural Biology or related biological sciences experienced within an academic or pharmaceutical/biotech experience in biochemistry environmentsExperience with Biophysical and functional characterization of recombinant protein is preferredHands on experience with mammalian cell culture/transfection methods is preferredHands on experience with molecular cloning and vector construction, DNA purification, mini-prep/maxi-prep is preferredAbout UsOur BenefitsSeqirus is committed to attracting and retaining world-class employees who are valued for their contributions to achieving business objectives. Learn more about some of the benefits you can participate in when you join Seqirus.About SeqirusSeqirus is part of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). As one of the largest influenza vaccine providers in the world, Seqirus is a major contributor to the prevention of influenza globally and a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness. Learn more about Seqirus.We want Seqirus to reflect the world around usAs a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Seqirus.Do work that matters at Seqirus!

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