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Senior Scientist - Protein Purification & Structural Biology

Evotec in Princeton, NJ, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Evotec is a growing international biotech company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The Company has over 2,400 employees worldwide with research operations in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Switzerland and the United States. Princeton, New Jersey is the location of Evotec's US headquarters and there are a total of 125 employees located at sites throughout the US including in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and California.

There is an immediate opening for highly- motivated and energetic Senior Scientist to join the Reagents team in Princeton, New Jersey. The candidate will join a cross-functional team responsible for profiling and production of recombinant proteins and assay ready cells for assays and biophysics. The applicant will be part of a team of up to 25 people in cell sciences, recombinant protein expression and purification from eukaryotic and prokaryotic hosts. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively with members of the Reagents Team and be a strong team player. Dynamic, accurate and innovative, you will be a self-starter with a flexible approach who enjoys a challenge.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of protein purification, demonstrated through the delivery of innovative solutions for drug discovery programs
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with AKTA systems or other FPLC systems is required
  • Skilled in bioinformatics in relation to construct design for multiple expression systems (E.coli, Pichia, insect, mammalian)
  • The successful candidate will have experience working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience collaborating with scientists in external organizations would be an advantage
  • Expertise in X-ray crystallography from crystal preparation and handling, data collection through to analysis of structures

Responsibilities may include:

  • Supporting a project team by conducting experiments with defined, agreed objectives and timelines
  • Contributing to the design, execution and interpretation of experiments in a project team to accomplish project goals
  • Adapting scientific knowledge to resolve problems encountered in achieving defined goals with assistance from line manager or other team members to meet internal and project deadlines
  • Preparing reports of findings, presenting data, and collaborating with other scientists at Evotec
  • Presenting own work at project technical meetings, and department technical meetings when required
  • Demonstrating full command of all techniques and tools required for assigned responsibilities within the given project
  • Ensuring safe working practices of themselves and any direct reports
  • Complying fully with the company safety policy (including COPs and SOPs) when performing experiments
  • Reading scientific literature relevant to the project
  • Adhering to Lab Notebook guidelines regarding accurate documentation of lab experiments

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, cooperative and reliable
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques, and understanding of the science underlying the techniques and experiments
  • Experience of working in a lab environment
  • The ability to adapt to changing demands whilst operating under pressure to deadlines
  • The ability to work accurately and with attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with other scientific staff
  • The ability to work well independently, and as part of a team
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain excellent laboratory records
  • Computer proficiency

Education and Experience:

BS, MS or PhD in Biological Sciences/BiologicalEngineering with at least 8 years of relevant experience (for BS), at least 6 years of relevant experience (for MS) or at least 3 years of relevant postdoctoral experience (for PhD).

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Evotec

About Evotec:

Evotec is a growing international biotech company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The Company has over 2400 employees worldwide with research operations in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Switzerland and the United States. Princeton, NJ is the location of Evotec's US headquarters and there are a total of 125 employees located at sites throughout the US including in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and California.

Company website: https://www.evotec.com

Posted date: 8 days ago

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