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Investigator II (Biochemistry)

Company: CSL Limited
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Investigator II (Biochemistry) United States of America R-191653 0606 Seqirus Inc Job DescriptionThe OpportunityDo you want to work with a company that tackles fascinating problems and find solutions to complex challenges? Seqirus has an exciting opportunity to join our expanding team in Waltham , MA. With the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and a deep expertise in influenza science we are one of the world leaders in the production of the influenza vaccine. We operate as one integrated global company, drawing together expert staff from different countries to collaborate. Together, we're working to protect communities from seasonal influenza and global pandemic threats. When you join Seqirus, you join a team dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. It's a feeling of possibility, creativity, and purpose that inspires us every day.As an Investigator II in biochemistry group, you will broaden the applications of recombinant protein vaccine platform to many infectious diseases. You will support a growing, multi-level, early development team for the antigen design of novel vaccine constructs and production, and work with a multi-functional group of scientists to achieve the goal for the vaccine development. You will also work closely with the science leads and project managers to evaluate, manage, and communicate internally and externally on important strategic vaccine efforts.The Role

  • Lead the recombinant protein vaccine development
  • Oversee structure-based rational design of viral vaccine candidates and the production and characterization of the antigens to support new vaccine program
  • Create the recombinant vaccine materials to support pre-clinical portfolio
  • Are familiar with mammalian cell expression and with antigen design and production
  • Strong experience of AKTA and other purification system is preferred
  • Lead the multi-functional sub-team for the vaccine development
  • Apply a range of biochemical and biophysical techniques to characterize target antigens
  • Work to develop experimental protocols in the areas of protein biochemistry to support process improvements
  • Collaborate with other teams, present research results in-house, externally, and for publication
  • Maintain functional laboratory equipment and follow HSE regulation
  • Help build and promote a positive culture and working environmentYour skills and experience
    • PhD and 5+ years of post-doc experience in biochemistry or structural virology or
    • PhD and 3+ years of industry experience required in a related field
    • Technical knowledge and relevant laboratory experience in protein biochemistry
    • Demonstrate broad knowledge in protein biochemistry and is a subject matter expert and technical leader both within and outside of the research team
    • Demonstrate time and resource management, communication, record-keeping, and teamwork
    • Write high-quality technical reports and present data at research meetings and to of assigned research projectsBenefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, and PTO available from your first day of hire.About UsSeqirus 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! Share: State/Province Massachusetts City Cambridge Primary Location Seqirus USA - MA - Cambridge Full Time/Part Time Full Time Equal Opportunity EmployerCSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please click below.

Keywords: CSL Limited, Cambridge , Investigator II (Biochemistry), Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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