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Research Associate, Protein Expression

  • Location: South San Francisco
  • Salary: US$75000.00 - US$98000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Shannon Griffin
  • Expiry Date: 02 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -122022-475925

Research Associate, Protein Expression/Purification

South SF, CA


The ideal candidate is an experienced research associate with a track record of success in mammalian protein expression, protein purification, and process troubleshooting.


  • Execute a multi-step protein purification process using automated methods or AKTA-based methods
  • Carry out SDS-PAGE and Western blot analysis of purified proteins
  • Perform cloning, protein expression, and purification at variable scales
  • Manage materials and inventory of the process
  • Coordinate activities with functional groups and project teams
  • Update electronic lab notebook entries and documentation


  • A Bachelor's degree with 1+ years of experience in protein biochemistry, molecular biology or related disciplines
  • 1+ years of industry experience doing protein biochemistry or expressing and purifying proteins
  • Expertise in operating AKTA systems for protein purification
  • Prior experience with mammalian cell culture is a plus
  • Prior experience with high-throughput cloning, protein expression and purification is a plus
  • An acute attention to detail, are well organized, and diligent with documentation
  • The ability to work with a goal-driven mindset and to focus on time-sensitive objectives
  • The ability to operate in a collaborative environment and communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in written reports