Associate Scientist III, Technical Development

Job Description

About This Role

Associate Scientist III will support development, optimization, qualification, execution and troubleshooting of various bioassays to characterize large molecule products (recombinant proteins and gene therapies).

What You'll Do
  • Develop, qualify and perform assays to measure levels of residual host cell protein impurities, target binding and functional potency for both innovator and biosimilar programs
  • Assist in the engineering of cell lines to support the development of cell-based functional assays
  • Implementation of experiments, data analysis, accurate record keeping, report writing and reviewing, as well as delivering internal technical presentations.
  • Involved in new technology evaluations and implementation.

Who You Are

You are a fast learner with strong scientific curiosity, an attention for detail and good interpersonal skills. You must be able to work independently and as a part of a team.


Required Skills
  • B.S. with 3+ years of experience inBiochemistry, Biology, or related Biological Sciences
  • M.S. with 0+years of experience in Biochemistry, Biology, or related Biological Sciences
  • Strong experience with mammalian cell culture and immunoassays

Preferred Skills
  • Previous work with AAV and lentivirus and hands-on experience in transgenic cell line generation and assay development and/or method troubleshooting
  • Familiarity with molecular techniques (primer design, restriction digestion, DNA electrophoresis, PCR, etc), various detection technologies (fluorescence, luminescence, ECL, etc.), statistical analysis for biological assays and automation
  • Candidates with industry experience

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.