Back to Job Search

Protein Biochemist

  • Location: San Diego
  • Salary: Negotiable per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Taylor Cochran
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: 07/25/2022
  • Expiry Date: 24 August 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -072022-471933

Seeking a highly motivated protein chemist with expertise in integral membrane proteins, and a track record of generating high-quality recombinant protein for structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics experiments.

Key Responsibilities:

* Expression, purification, and characterization of integral membrane proteins for structural biology and biophysical experiments.

* Expertise in designing and implementing protein purification protocols to generate high quality, homogeneous protein, using various chromatography methods such as affinity, size exclusion, ion exchange.

* Pro-actively troubleshoot the expression and purification of challenging targets to ensure consistent deliveries of high-quality protein.

* Characterization of the stability and homogeneity of purified proteins using techniques such as FPLC, HPLC, SDS-PAGE, LC-MS.

* An open mindset and willingness to learn new techniques as needed to support the Protein Sciences group is desirable.


* Bachelor's or Master's degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field and a minimum of 2 years' experience in a research laboratory. Industry experience is highly desired.

* Proven record and expertise in molecular biology and protein chemistry techniques.

* Demonstrated ability to produce and analyze data and communicate them effectively.

* Team oriented, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, timeline-driven work environment.

* Excellent organizational and documentational practices.