Category "Careers"

Our Bedford, MA facility has an opening for a Research Associate in our Protein Purification Core Lab.  The successful candidate will be able to perform duties with some supervision and will collaborate within the group and across other core lab functions.  Communication skills are essential.  The successful candidate will be energetic, efficient and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Purification of soluble and secreted proteins
  • Carry out multiple experiments in parallel and keep detailed, meticulous notes
  • Support and collaborate with core members, project managers and project teams
  • Prepare stocks and other reagents; maintain lab inventories
  • Analyze and report experimental results, both in daily updates and in final reports and LIMS
  • Execute day to day laboratory activities with some supervision
  • Present findings to the group and company occasionally
  • Execute all methods and techniques required purify soluble and secreted proteins including the ӒKTA PURE platform, SDS-PAGE, TFF, Protein Maker, and HPLC


Education and Experience:

  • BS / BA in related field
  • 1-2 years of applicable research experience
  • Laboratory skills in protein purification for a variety of proteins and expression cell types
  • Understanding of protein biochemistry, recombinant proteins and tagging schemes, and protein characterizations highly desirable
  • Protein purification experience especially with the AKTA platform
  • Experience with TFF, antibody production, membrane protein purifications and analytical characterization (HPLC and FSEC) are a plus

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