Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Postdoctoral Fellow Bioconjugation in New York, New York
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In this position you will be contributing to the design, development, optimization and implementation of bioconjugation techniques and related processes predominantly involving antibodies, other proteins and nucleic acids. The goal is to expand and improve the capabilities of digital pathology by improving and facilitating multiplexed tissue imaging techniques.
Responsible for planning and synthesizing bioconjugates using established chemistries (lysine, endogenous cysteine, site specific/click-chemistry)
Enthusiastic about contributing to the development of new bioconjugation techniques
Able to purify conjugates using relevant techniques (affinity purifications, size exclusion chromatography, ion-exchange)
Capable of characterizing bioconjugates using multiple modalities (UV/Vis- Nanodrop, HPLC, MS, SDS-PAGE)
Capable of learning basic microscopy skills to test bioconjugate functionality
Enthusiastic about working in an inter-disciplinary environment with biologists
Interested in improving the capabilities of next-generation immunohistochemistry techniques and platforms as it relates to digital pathology
Capable of working closely with computational biologists, data scientists and image scientists
Adept at working independently to perform lab experiments
Organized and diligent with time management and deadlines
Creative in proposing new methods, techniques or approaches
Capable of writing data briefings and summaries on projects
Enthusiastic to train others to perform developed protocols
Diligent in maintaining clear and current records of all work
To be considered for a Bioconjugation Research Scientist position, you need:
A MS (2+ yrs relevant experience) or Ph.D. (1-5 yrs relevant experience) in protein chemistry, biochemistry, chemistry, or related discipline
Experience with protein chemistry, purification, and characterization
Experience with protein analytics
Meticulous data documentation and organizational skills
Experience giving presentations to small audiences
To be fluent with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Experience documenting, organizing, and tracking multiple ongoing projects
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York
Posted Date2 weeks ago(4/6/2021 11:36 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-47269
Category Faculty (MD/PhD)