R&D Associate I/II - Analytical Sciences

MedImmune Gaithersburg, MD

About the Job

**Location:** Gaithersburg,Maryland,United States **Job reference:** R-023138 **Posted date:** Feb. 23, 2018 Medimmune has an opportunity for a Research Associate I/II in the Physicochemical Characterization Group within the Analytical Sciences Department in Gaithersburg, MD. The successful candidate will carry out analytical testing and method development using Electrophoresis, Chromatography, and Mass Spectrometry techniques in support of early and late stage development of biopharmaceutical products, such as humanized monoclonal antibodies, and recombinant proteins. The candidate will make detailed experimental observations, review and analyze data, interpret experimental results, and summarize data for presentations and reports. The candidate will author SOPs, protocols, reports and other relevant documentation. **Job Requirements:** The candidate must have chemistry or biochemistry laboratory experience. Industry internship experience is a plus. The candidate must have a background in protein chemistry and experience on at least one of the following analytical techniques: chromatography (SEC, IEC, RPLC), electrophoresis (cIEF, CGE, SDS-PAGE) and/or mass spectrometry. Great teamwork and communication skills, both verbal and written, are critical. Good multi-tasking, time management and organizational skills are required. The ability to follow SOPs, policies, and regulations, and to perform routine lab equipment maintenance is required. Ability to work in a team environment, attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills are also necessary. **Education Requirements** **:** **R&D Associate I:** Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field and 0-2 year's experience. **R&D Associate II:** Bachelor's Degree and 2+ year's experience OR Master's Degree and 0-2 year's experience in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field. **Next Steps – Apply today!** **To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.** **_AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law_** **.** **_AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised._** ??