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Scientist Protein Chemistry

Job Description

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Scientist in Cambridge, MA to work a contract assignment (12 month duration) for one of our top clients.  Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally. 
We are searching for a contractor to work on protein purification in the Protein Sciences department within the ImmunoOncology Research organization. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join the protein purification team. The primary responsibility of this position will be the purification of recombinant proteins and antibodies to supply the reagents and therapeutic candidates in drug discovery and development research. 


The position is an integral part of the protein reagent sourcing team. The successful candidate will work independently at the bench to purify and characterize various protein reagents. The candidate is expected to clearly communicate results with end users as well as discuss and troubleshoot challenges with colleagues. The candidates will work closely with colleagues in protein expression, analytical team, and ImmunoOncology research teams to plan and prioritize purification activities. The candidate is also expected to manage the protein reagent inventory to ensure steady supply of critical reagents. 



•BS or MS degree in Biochemistry or related discipline, and at least three years of hands-on experiences in purifying recombinant proteins of various natures. 

•A successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual who is knowledgeable in protein chemistry, and can execute protein purification with affinity, size exclusion, and ion exchange chromatography using AKTA systems. 

•Perform protein analysis and characterization including SDS-PAGE, HPLC, and western blot. 

•Proven track record of productive bench scientist. 

•Expertise on AKTA programming and prior antibody purification experience with approach of high throughput protein or antibody purification is highly desirable. 

•Should be able to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting. 

•Strong communication and organizational skills are also critical.
For immediate consideration please call 732-246-0215 or email to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Biotech, Research, Science
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US41L7GT_BH1462964
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Scientist Protein Chemistry

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