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Research Associate DSP - United States  

Aduro Biotech (company)


Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

  • Research Associate DSP  is at the forefront of discovery, development and commercialization of breakthrough immunotherapies, alone or in combination, that make transformative advances in the treatment of challenging diseases.
  • We provide a workplace where employees excel, thrive and deliver value to patients, their families and our partners. 
  • To strengthen our team, we are looking for a talented and highly motivated Research Associate DSP Summary & Scope of Position:  
  • The Research Assistant DSP will participate in the Antibody Technology Platform which focuses on the identification of new antibodies for the potential treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases. 

Primary Responsibilities:  
  • The Research Assistant DSP will perform and optimize protein purification using unit operations such as centrifugation, batch wise chromatography, column chromatography (AKTA), depth filtration, and Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF). 
  • He/she will analyze process samples using biological, biochemical, and analytical chemistry assay techniques such as HPLC, IEF, ELISA, protein binding (Octet), DLS, and SDS-PAGE. He/she will communicate results of experiments to the project team. 
  • He/she will also participate in daily operation and routine maintenance/housekeeping of process and analytical equipment.
  •  Also maintaining a clean, organized and tidy lab environment (chemicals and consumables stocking etc.). 

  • MBO level in biotechnology, biochemistry or life sciences 
  • Over 5 years’ relevant work experience, preferably within the pharmaceutical or life sciences industry 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Focus on output and results 
  • Work accurately 
  • Experience with upstream development is a plus 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to (out)perform in a team