Associate Scientist II

  • location: North Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $27 - $30.70 per hour
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Associate Scientist II

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location: North Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $27.00 - 30.70 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Company is seeking a highly motivated scientist to join the protein biochemistry group.
  • This growing team's core responsibility is to expression, purify and characterize challenging proteins in support of crystallography, fragment discovery and high throughput biochemical screening.
  • The applicant must have strong hands on laboratory skills in protein purification and characterization for a diverse set of protein classes.
  • Experience with protein characterization techniques such as thermal stability, SDS-PAGE analysis, Western blotting, chromatography and ITC is preferred.
  • Strong experimental design and troubleshooting skills are also required.
  • Additional experience in molecular biology and/or cell culture would be considered beneficial.
  • The applicant must have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as be able to effectively work as part of a dynamic and diverse team.
  • Careful documentation of experimental practices and results will be required.
  • This position will support small molecule drug development within Company's discovery organization.
  • We look forward to welcoming a new team member to help us prosecute novel and challenging protein targets.

  • BS or MS in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology or related field
  • Excellent protein purification and characterization skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work independently
  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Good understanding of biophysical protein methods
  • Molecular biology or cell culture experience
  • Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Build strong relationships with peers and across groups to enable higher performance
  • Agilely adapt to new targets and methods
  • Be a strong team member and better the group as a whole
skills: Molecular Biology, Chromatography, Cell Cultures
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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