Pfizer Scientist, Immunotherapeutic Design CID (Non in La Jolla, California
Pfizer Cancer Immunology Discovery (CID) is within the Oncology division of Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development in La Jolla, CA. CID is dedicated to developing new protein therapeutics to improve human life by redirecting the immune system against cancer. CID researchers apply the latest scientific knowledge and novel approaches to discover truly innovative Immuno-Oncology therapeutics.
Express and purify recombinant antibodies and antigens from E. coli and mammalian cells for therapeutics discovery
Perform molecular biology to generate various constructs
Set up in vitro assays and conduct standard tissue culture in support of the in vitro assays
Analyze, organize, and present results in meetings
B.S. or M.S. degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, chemical engineering and an equivalent field with a minimum of 5 years' with B.S., or 4 years' with M.S., of hands-on laboratory research.
Prior experience in the fields of protein engineering or protein biochemistry
Experience with standard protein characterization techniques such as SDS-PAGE, ELISA, Western Blot
Experience in cell culture and cell based assays
Experience with data processing software including Excel, Prism, and/or Matlab
Individual who is highly motivated, has meticulous bench-work and record-keeping skills, and can adapt to the fast-paced and changing environments
Outstanding pro-active attitude, oral communication skills, interpersonal, and collaborative
Ability and desire to work in an interdisciplinary scientific team and the desire to learn new techniques
Ability to plan and execute experiments with minimal supervision
M.S. degree with 5+ years of experience
Experience purifying E. coli and mammalian cells expressed proteins using various chromatography techniques (Protein A, Nickel, affinity, ion exchange, and size-exclusion chromatography)
Strong technical proficiency with molecular biology methods (PCR, nucleic acid purification, cloning)
Ability to manage large data sets is strongly preferred
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