Research Associate

  • location: Rockville, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $31.88 - $37.51 per hour
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job description

Research Associate

job summary:




  • Responsible for implementing and optimizing experimental protocols in the areas of protein purification and analytics.
  • Prior experience in recombinant protein purification from mammalian and/or bacterial expression systems using Akta FPLC systems is required.
  • Hands on experience with high throughput purification, protein expression, tangential flow filtration or HPLC systems would be an added advantage.


 
location: Rockville, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $31.88 - 37.51 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
- Carefully executes and documents experiments/technical studies/tasks with minimal supervision, maintaining good scientific practice.

- Participates in experimental planning by applying critical thinking, experience and scientific knowledge to the data analysis.

- Interprets results and communicates to his/her supervisor.

- Operates and maintains designated lab equipment and trains others as needed.

- Participates in project meetings, contributes detailed oral or written summaries of results.

 
qualifications:
Minimum requirements

- BSc or MSc in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, virology, biophysics, structural biology, or other vaccinology-related disciplines

- BS plus 2 years or MS plus 0 years of experience in Protein Biochemistry.

- Prior experience in protein purification.

Preferred requirements

- BS degree or above with 4 years work experience

- Knowledge and understanding of Vaccines strategy and objectives

- Good communication and presentation skills, ability to collaborate in multiple project work streams

- Ability to efficiently manage uncertainty, changes in priorities and timelines

Prior experience in recombinant protein purification from mammalian and/or bacterial expression systems using Akta FPLC systems is required. Hands on experience with high throughput purification, protein expression, tangential flow filtration or HPLC systems would be an added advantage.

 
skills: HPLC, Biology, Flow Cytometry
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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