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Research Associate, Structural & Chemical Biology

Req #: 1700737
Location: Cambridge, MA US
Job Category: Research and Early Development
Work Location: 200 Cambridge Park Drive CAMBRIDGE2 02140
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
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Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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Other Locations:US- MA- Cambridge

Description

Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Summary/Scope

The Chemical and Structural Biology group at Celgene is seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist to work on proteomic systems biology using quantitative mass spectrometry. We use state of the art technology to measure protein dynamics in response to drugs and disease. Specifically, by using proteomics mass spectrometry we aim to elucidate drug binding and mechanisms of action, disease molecular pathology and how the former can affect the latter. Training will be provided, presenting a great opportunity to learn mass spectrometry, analytical biochemistry and proteomics in drug design

Responsibilities:

  • Apply a suite of biochemical processes to enrich, digest, separate, and quantitate protein samples
  • Dose compounds and extract protein from in vitro cellular models of disease
  • Operate and maintain high performance liquid chromatography systems coupled with high end mass spectrometers
  • Interpret and analyze data using a range of software tools and computational approaches
  • Participate and contribute to scientific discussions, meetings and presentations
  • Work on multiple projects, timelines and priorities in parallel

Technical Credentials, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, chemical biology, biology and/or biochemistry with at least 2 years work experience
  • Previous lab experience a strong plus – especially that related to tissue culture, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, separations chromatography and molecular biology
  • Good record keeping for protocols and lab notebook
  • Background in cell biology, protein chemistry, dynamics, molecular and/or analytical tools

Other Attributes:

  • Self-motivated to learn and contribute
  • Demonstrated examples of both independent productivity and team-based interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm for science, laboratory work and drug discovery
  • Experience in a corporate environment is a plus
  • An appreciation for timelines, efficiency, robustness and rigor

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.

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Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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