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Chemical Biologist

Company: Agenus Inc
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Job Description:

Seeking a Chemical Biologist to apply experience in a multi-lab academic or industrial partnership collaborative setting to this laboratory leadership position to support gene-to-protein pharmaceutical research and development efforts. Will apply expertise in immunology/infectious disease and/or virology through application of biochemical, molecular, and cellular biological methods; will support projects from gene-to-protein structure/function including protein expression, purification, structural biochemical and biophysical characterization, and enzymology.Supervise up to 3 research assistants (with bachelors or masters degrees).
Requirements: Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree in chemical biology, structural biology or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus four (4) years of postdoctoral multidisciplinary research laboratory experience in chemical or structural biologist or closely related area, including publication of peer-reviewed papers and presentations at scientific conferences.
Specific skills/other requirements must have demonstrated expertise in the following: Protein biochemistry: protein expression, purification, and characterization, including thermodynamic and kinetic analysis of protein-protein and protein-peptide interactions; Structural biology: protein crystallization including sample preparation, use of automated crystallization systems and crystal structure determination; use of additional biophysical techniques including electron paramagnetic resonance, electronic microscopy, mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance; Bioinformatics: analysis of protein sequences, definition of protein domains, and processing and analysis of large data sets; Enzymology: assay development and application to drug screening and discovery; and Supervision of graduate and undergraduate students.
Submit resume to Agenus Inc. via the careers section at or to Human Resources, 3 Forbes Road, Lexington, Massachusetts 02421.

Keywords: Agenus Inc, Boston, Chemical Biologist, Health Care, Lexington, Massachusetts

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