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Research Assistant 1 in Preformulation (Temporary) - United States  

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Posted on : 19 June 2017

Project Description

  • Our company  is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children.
  • These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. 
  • Our company will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind. 

  • Plan and perform experiments in support of research projects in lab and/or field based on knowledge of scientific theory. Interpret and perform basic analyses of results.
  • Produce, analyze, document and report results, achieving reproducible, high quality data in a timely manner.
  • Keep accurate and detailed laboratory records.
  • Communicate daily results and summarize progress with supervisor by oral update and/or written report.
  • Troubleshoot, rapidly propose solutions and/or seek help.
  • Experience with general molecular biology and biochemistry.
  • Demonstrated experience in biochemistry and molecular biology technique. Experience in the biotechnology industry a plus.
  • Experience with biophysical techniques is preferred.
  • Experience with different biophysical techniques including SECMALS, Circular Dichroism (CD), Fluorescence, Isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC) or Analytical ultracentrifugation (AUC) will be a plus.
  • Experience with viral vectors for gene therapy is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to maintain careful attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience keeping accurate and detailed laboratory records.
  • Enjoy a challenging research and development environment working with multidisciplinary teams.

  • BS/MS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or similar field of study.

Equal Opportunity:          
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.