Co-op: Cryo-Electron Microscopy Structural Biologist

Job Description

This position is a 6 month Co-op lasting from January - June 2022

We are looking for a cryo-EM structural biologist with an interest in structure-based design of antibodies to join our multi-disciplinary team. We have in-house high-resolution structural biology technologies, including a Glacios cryo-EM microscope equipped with a BioQuantum K3 detector. This is a great opportunity to work with dedicated, innovative scientists focusing on biologics drug discovery.

Position Description

You will use a multi-disciplinary approach that includes preparative purification of antigen-antibody complexes and state-of-the-art biophysical and structural techniques. Your primary responsibility will be determining novel cryo-EM structures of antigen-antibody complexes. You will enjoy being part of a fast-paced and innovative team of scientists actively pursuing unmet medical needs in the neuroscience space.


You should have some experience in the following areas:
  • Assessing protein complexes through purification or biophysical techniques
  • All aspects of single particle Cryo-EM, including sample/grid preparation, data collection, and image processing
  • Working experience with Linux
  • Interest in learning methods in protein engineering
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Be responsible, organized, and possess strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

To participate in the Biogen Co-op Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university


Current graduate students pursuing Masters or Ph.D. degrees in Biophysics, Biochemistry or related discipline interested in 6-month long industry internship.

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.