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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:09 AM

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Company Name: Acceleron Pharma

Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 0-1 Year
Job Function: Biochemistry
Job Type: Full-Time

Description
As a member of the protein purification team, you will be responsible for the purification of a diverse assortment of proteins varying from untagged proteins to fusion proteins and antibodies. The candidate will also be responsible for providing protein chemistry support including production, labeling and characterization of reagents for the R&D department as well as other groups in the organization. If you are motivated to tackle multiple targets, each with unique challenges, and driven to solve problems by employing intellectual flexibility, then this role could be a great fit for you!

What will you be doing?
• Purify and characterize fusion proteins and antibodies for the R&D pipeline in both small and large scale amounts
• Perform stability and pre-formulation studies on purified proteins
• Generate and provide protein reagents to other departments in the company and to collaborators
• Present reports and results at various meetings, both internally and externally to collaborators and at conferences

Job Requirements
B.Sc. with 1-2 years of relevant purification/characterization experience. The number of years of experience of the ideal candidate will determine the level of the position offered
• Demonstrated proficiency in various techniques of protein purification such as affinity, ion exchange and gel filtration chromatographies
• Experience in purification of antibodies and receptor-fusion proteins is highly desirable
• Experience with protein characterization techniques such as SDS-PAGE, IEF/cIEF, Western blot, SEC, DSF and RP-HPLC is a plus
• Experience with protein labeling is a plus
• Ability to work independently but also enjoy collaborating with a wide variety of people

How will you grow with us?
As a part of the Protein Purification team, you will be able to contribute to a variety of exciting projects in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. We welcome fresh ideas and encourage new initiatives that will help us achieve our goals. At Acceleron, it is not just the ‘what you do’ that is important, but also the ‘how you do it.’ The Protein Purification group works hard to succeed, but they also support one another along the way. Take a step toward developing your career and join our fun and passionate Protein Purification team!

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

**Recruiters - please do not send unsolicited resumes to this posting.

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: www.acceleronpharma.com

Contact Person: Human Resources Recruitment
Email Address: recruitment@acceleronpharma.com
Apply URL: http://acceleronpharma.com/careers/job-opportunities/

• Location: Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts

• Post ID: 41699218 boston
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