Job Title: Scientist I, Bioconjugation
Location: San Diego, CA
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Scientist position is available in the Bioconjugation Group within R&D. The Bioconjugation Group formulates scalable bioconjugation processes and develops fluorescently labeled antibodies as well as other cellular analysis support reagents. We are a results driven team looking for an additional hardworking member. The successful candidate will be responsible for the conjugation and purification of antibodies to different fluorochromes or material substrates. Job skills include basic knowledge of chemistry, absorption spectroscopy, and an understanding of chromatographic techniques including affinity, size exclusion and HIC chromatography. Our products are used in Flow Cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and other cell analysis applications.
Conjugate Antibodies to a variety of fluorochromes. Purify resulting conjugates to obtain desired fraction Keep organized documentation and corresponding QC records. Perform column chromatography purification: SEC and affinity Work both individually and as part of a group Quickly turn around inventory transfer requests Follow protocols and accurately document conjugations on batch records
Enthusiastic and motivated collaborator with strong interpersonal communication skills Significant skills in mainstream computer software are necessary. Good communication (written and oral) skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment are essential. Work within a team of other conjugation and purification associates.
- B.Sc degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or a related-discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with industry or academic experience in the area of biomolecule purification and/or protein chemistry.
- GMP lab experience is a plus.
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.