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Protein Biochemist - San Diego CA - 15811

San Diego, CA

Posted: 07/05/2022 Industry: Scientific and Life Sciences Job Number: 14585

Job Description

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Title: Protein Biochemist

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type

  • Duration: Temp
  • Pay rate: $45-65/hr
  • Job Location: San Diego CA
  • Job#: bh14585

Protein Biochemist



Seeking a highly motivated protein chemist with expertise in integral membrane proteins, and a track record of generating high-quality recombinant protein for structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics experiments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Expression, purification, and characterization of integral membrane proteins for structural biology and biophysical experiments.
  • Expertise in designing and implementing protein purification protocols to generate high quality, homogeneous protein, using various chromatography methods such as affinity, size exclusion, ion exchange.
  • Pro-actively troubleshoot the expression and purification of challenging targets to ensure consistent deliveries of high-quality protein.
  • Characterization of the stability and homogeneity of purified proteins using techniques such as FPLC, HPLC, SDS-PAGE, LC-MS.
  • An open mindset and willingness to learn new techniques as needed to support the Protein Sciences group is desirable.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field and a minimum of 2 years' experience in a research laboratory. Industry experience is highly desired.
  • Proven record and expertise in molecular biology and protein chemistry techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce and analyze data and communicate them effectively.
  • Team oriented, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, timeline-driven work environment.
  • Excellent organizational and documentational practices.


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