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Associate Scientist II - phage or yeast display

Artech Information Systems
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Title: Associate Scientist II

Job ID: AZNJP00005466

Period: 12 months

Location: Gaithersburg, MD


As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.

We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it.

Client’s has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation.

We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.

The Department of Protein Engineering and Antibody Discovery is seeking a talented and highly motivated Associate Scientist II to help build the next-generation discovery engine that can rapidly isolate therapeutic antibodies in urgent situations. The successful candidate will be excited by research at the interface between technology and biology and will operate with a diverse group of scientists to actively drive technological innovations. The selected individual will be a well-organized and a highly productive bench scientist that can design and execute experiments efficiently, as well as analyze, interpret and present data to multidisciplinary project teams.

Qualifications / Experience:

• The successful candidate should be an expert in Molecular Biology, particularly in recombinant library generation through advanced PCR techniques (such as multiplex and droplet-based PCR).

• The ideal candidate will also have experience with display-based technologies, such as phage or yeast display, and with using automation for high-throughput screening.

• The individual should have demonstrated experience in optimizing/troubleshooting new protocols with a problem-solving mindset.

• Familiarity with next-generation sequencing would also be highly advantageous.

Special Skills / Abilities / Knowledge / Behavioral Competencies: Strong communication skills are highly desirable. The individual should also be self-motivated, have good organizational skills and have demonstrated an ability to work within teams