Job Details

  • Title: Scientist
  • Code: RCI-81056
  • Location: North Chicago Illinois (IL) 60064
  • Posted Date: 01/14/2020
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

BPD Contract Head Count for RPA Enzyme Project, Purification Scientist


  • Senior Scientist in the Biologics Process Design Purification group; primary function of this position will be purification process development.
Primary Job Function:
  • Designs and conducts experiments leading to the development and implementation of new protein purification processes focusing on nucleic acid modifying enzymes. 
  • Capable of evaluating  and summarizing data using analytical methodologies, interpreting results, drawing conclusions and recommending options for future experiments to achieve project goals. 
  • Appropriately documents experimental procedures and results according to established guidelines and presents their scientific observations at team meetings and internal technology reviews.
Educational Requirements:
  • Ph.D. or a M.S. with 2 years’ experience.  
  • Formal training in one of the following main fields of study is required; Biochemistry, Enzymology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular, Cellular & Development Biology, Cellular Physiology or Molecular Biology.
  • Candidate for this position must have prior experience in protein purification and demonstrated use of multiple protein purification technologies, such as Protein A, Size Exclusion, Ion Exchange and HIC.
  • Experience with AKTA automated chromatography systems and associated Unicorn software is required. 
  • Enzyme purification experience and knowledge of statistical data analysis would be a plus.