Scientist I

San Francisco Metro Area, CA

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -052024-32435 Region: San Francisco Metro Area

Job Description

R&D Partners is seeking to hire a Scientist I (Protein Expression and Purification) in South San Francisco, CA.

Your main responsibilities as a Scientist I (Protein Expression and Purification):

Protein purification using a variety of chromatographic techniques (affinity, size exclusion, ion exchange) for structural and biochemical studies

Screening and optimizing expression and purification of challenging membrane proteins using detergent lysis

Using various expression platforms such as E.coli, insect cells (BEVS), and mammalian expression platforms for small and medium scale protein production

Performing SDS-PAGE, western blot, protein characterization assays by different biophysical and biochemical methods

Operating and maintaining High performance liquid chromatography systems (HPLC) for protein purification and analysis

What we are looking for in a Scientist I (Protein Expression and Purification):

Applicants with a Master s degree in the Biological Sciences should have at least 3-4 years of scientific experience and applicants with a PhD degree (Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology) should have at least 1-2 years of relevant experience

Strong protein purification expertise in affinity and size exclusion chromatography

Strong aseptic cell culture techniques for handling routinely insect and mammalian cells

Ability to think critically, analyze results, plan experiments and carry out troubleshooting as needed

Strong desire to learn new techniques, advance technologies related to protein optimization and interest in implementing new expression systems.

Why Choose R&D Partners?

As an employee, you have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical insurance PPO, HMO & HSA

Dental & Vision insurance

401k plan

Employee Assistance Program

Long-term disability

Weekly payroll

Expense reimbursement

Online timecard approval

Pay Scale:

$90,334 $106,715 (Dependent on Experience)

R&D Partners is a global functional service provider and strategic staffing resource specializing in scientific, clinical research & engineering. We provide job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

R&D Partners is an equal-opportunity employer.

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