Research Associate III

Framingham, MA

Posted: 08/27/2019 Industry: Biotech/R&D/Science Job Number: 49446

Job Responsibilities: 

We are seeking a highly motivated  and talented  Research Associate  III  to join our Developability & Preformulation Sciences (DPFS) group.? DPFS is part of the global Biologics Drug Product Development organization, a critical R&D function enabling the manufacturing of stable  and deliverable dosage forms along the complete development timeline from molecule selection to commercial tech transfer.   You will be part of a team  with global responsibility  for  enabling candidate selection  within promising pipeline of biotherapeutics,  for determining the formulation space for a variety of biotherapeutic modalities, and for charting the roadmap to continuously improving capabilities in the prediction, characterization, and control of the molecular liabilities that limit  the  development of  stable  and  manufacturable  drugs.   You will be responsible for timely execution of laboratory studies in support of  developability  assessments  and preformulation workflows.   In addition, you will support research activities  focused in the areas of  therapeutic  candidate credentialing  technologies,  characterization of  protein solution properties, and the molecular basis of high concentration behaviors. 

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates are required to have  at minimum  a  BS  in  Biochemistry or a related discipline  with  5  years of relevant  laboratory experience  or an  MS  in Biochemistry or related discipline with 3 years relevant experience.  The successful candidate must  have a good work ethic,  be  team- and project-focused,  and  be  motivated to produce high quality data on an aggressive timeline.  A good understanding of protein structure, chemistry, and degradation mechanisms is required. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

The successful candidate should have good communication and presentation skills  and  possess a good working knowledge of the fundamental biopharmaceutical principles of developing injectable biologic drug products.   Practical  experience with  biochemical and biophysical characterization methods  such as  chromatography, electrophoresis,  UV/CD/fluorescence spectroscopies,  calorimetry,  light scattering, and sedimentation  is preferred. 

Kaztronix is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.In addition, all human resource actions in such areas as compensation, employee benefits, transfers, layoffs, training and development are to be administered objectively, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

Marion Bowden

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