• Senior Scientist , Molecular and Synthetic Biology Jobs in United States Of America - 23748967

  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 5 - 8 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:


We are seeking a candidate specializing in molecular or synthetic biology to work in the BioMedicine Design (BMD) line of the Medicinal Sciences Organization In this role the candidate will lead molecular and synthetic biology approaches to protein expression in mammalian cell systems for the production of recombinant protein biotherapeutics The candidate will work with project teams to advance biotherapeutic candidates in the discovery space to support the large molecule discovery portfolio across Pfizer


Provide molecular biology support for development of mammalian cell lines stably expressing recombinant protein biotherapeutics Expected involvement in the design and execution of these studies and the ability to run experiments independently
Routinely provide updates at project meetings
Proactively evaluate new technologies and implement new features and functionality into the discovery pipeline
Provide scientific expertise for developing and applying molecular and synthetic biology approaches to identification and production of novel biomolecules
Work with the head of group, project leads, and other senior group members on experiment design and providing data packages with the goal of identifying and advancing best strategies and production cell lines for lead compounds


A PhD in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, or a related discipline with 2 years post-doctoral or industry experience preferably in the area of synthetic biology/bioengineering or a Masters degree with 5 years of experience in the area of synthetic biology/bioengineering is required
Hands on experience with a wide range of molecular biology techniques, including various DNA assembly strategies and qRT-PCR is required
Experience in mammalian cell culture, genetic recombination technology, stable cell line generation is required
Strong communication skills, written and oral and ability to work in team


Demonstrated knowledge of antibody structure and function is preferred
Experience in drug development process
Experience with flow cytometry

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Other Job Details

Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

N (Other) (United States of America)

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Bio Tech/R&D/Scientist
Role : Bio-Technology Research
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 01st Apr 2020

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