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Research Asst - Protein Purification

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Shanghai HongQiao, CN, 200335

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

  • Perform laboratory experiments in research areas related to industrial enzymes, including protein purification, enzymatic activity detection and protein quantification.
  • Handle small- and large-scale protein purification using a variety of chromatographic methods.
  • Contribute to industrial research by conducting literature search and applying learnings to solving various practical problems.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter and be able to thrive in a multidisciplinary research team.

Job Requirements

  • B.S. or M.S. in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biophysics, Microbiology or a related discipline, with practical research experience in an academic or industrial (pharmaceutical and/or biotechnological) setting.
  • The candidate should be skilled in using the AKTA or similar chromatographic systems.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in protein purification methods (IEX, HIC, SEC and affinity chromatography) and the related analytical techniques (protein quantification, SDS-PAGE, etc.) is required.
  • The successful candidate must be highly organized and motivated, have strong problem-solving skills, and be capable of working independently or in a collaborative setting.  
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a plus.