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Job Description:

Were 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 Were pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines And were industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules We are seeking a self-motivated and detail orientated associate scientist to join our group in the Department of Antibody Discovery and Protein Engineering, supporting therapeutic antibody programs The candidate will be responsible for the
following tasks

Antibody discovery and engineering
Screening antibody libraries
Developing and performing primary screening assays
Recombinant expression and purification of antibodies/proteins

Applicants with experience in protein/antibody engineering, display technologies (phage, mammalian, or yeast surface display), and/or structural biology or in silico modeling are preferred The successful candidate will be independent, creative and have research experience in the various molecular and structural aspects of protein design, with proven technical proficiency in most of the following areas

Molecular biology (in particular site-directed mutagenesis/cloning/PCR)
Protein libraries screening and characterization
High throughput screening
Assay development
Expression of recombinant proteins in bacterial and mammalian cells
Protein purification and biophysical characterization

Requirements include

Bachelors Degree in the Life Sciences or related field, plus at least 5 years of relevant experience Advanced degree preferred Good oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team are essential

Desired experience
Experience with automation and high throughput screening and/or Developability screens of therapeutic proteins is a plus

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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