Research Scientist, Protein Chemistry | BioNJ Talent Services

Research Scientist, Protein Chemistry

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Human Resources
Organization Name: 
Advaxis
Position Location: 
305 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540
Email to Apply: 
hr@advaxis.com
Company Profile: 

Advaxis was founded on the vision that no one should suffer from the burdens of cancer. Our goal is to develop cancer immunotherapies that teach the body to recognize tumors as a threat and do so in a way that minimizes side effects associated with traditional chemotherapy and radiation.

Job Description:

The Research Scientist, Protein Chemist, is responsible for protein purification and nanoparticle formulation. The major responsibility includes prokaryotic cell culture, protein expression and purification, protein characterization and assay development, nanoparticle formulation and characterization. The candidate works closely with immunology group to evaluate novel cancer therapeutics in preclinical models. The Research Scientist is a key member Research & Development team and will work in a highly matrixed environment.

Key Responsibilities:
- Prokaryotic cell culture (E. coli. and others)
- Protein expression and purification using GE AKTA system.
- Protein characterization and quantification including but not limited to: SDS-PAGE, western blot, ELISA, and other bioassays.
- Nanoparticle formulation with distinct properties
- Particle characterization including size, load, property and biofunction.
- Communicate effectively with research leader. Report research results to the research team.
- Maintain detail and organized records

Qualifications: 

- PhD with 2-5 years or MS with 5-10 years of laboratory experience in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, or related disciplines.
- Industry experience is preferred.

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Research and Development
Number of Openings: 
1
Paid: 
Yes