Research Associate Job Listing at Genzyme Corporation in Framingham, MA
One of the world's leading biotechnology companies, Genzyme is dedicated to making a major positive impact on the lives of people with serious diseases. Since its founding in 1981, the company has introduced breakthrough treatments that have provided new hope for patients. The company's areas of focus are rare genetic diseases, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, and endocrinology. Genzyme is a Sanofi company. Genzyme's press releases and other company information are available at www.genzyme.com.
Sanofi, a global and diversified healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, rare diseases, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and animal health. Sanofi is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY).
The Biologics Discovery group is seeking a research associate to join a dynamic, motivated team of scientists dedicated to the rapid expression, purification and characterization of recombinant proteins and antibodies for discovery research. The successful candidate will be responsible for expression of proteins in a variety of systems (mammalian, baculovirus, and E. coli) and purification of the resultant proteins using. Work will also involve recombinant DNA techniques and protein characterization assays. The successful candidate will be expected to present data in well organized written and oral formats and to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
B.S degree in a life science discipline and 2-4 years of relevant experience in biological research OR MS degree and 0-2 years of relevant experience in biological research. Past lab experience should include hands on experience in AKTA operation, purification of antibodies and recombinant proteins, expression of recombinant proteins using mammalian, insect and bacterial cells, protein characterization assays such as BCA, SDS-PAGE, western blotting.
Background in protein biochemistry or chemical engineering
Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills
Ability to cooperate with others in a team environment
Job : Research And Development
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Framingham
Job Posting : May 7, 2013
Shift : Day Job
Job Type : Regular
Employee Status : Regular
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