Scientist II

Job Summary:

The position plays a critical role in antibody development and supports the Production Department. Important aspects of this role include excellent organizational, multi-tasking, leadership and communication skills, and the ability to thrive in an efficient, highly interactive, and goal-oriented team environment. In addition to laboratory skills, strong project planning and management skills will be developed in this position.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Purify antibodies to support in-house and custom projects
  • Perform laboratory experiments independently or with other team members, including column production, affinity chromatography, and product handling
  • Purify antibody targets using AKTA, Biologics LP, affinity, FPLC and size exclusion chromatography
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately independently perform and manage several purifications simultaneously
  • Maintain laboratory space, equipment, and inventory in an appropriate and professional manner
  • Respond to direction as provided and follow established maintenance of notebook records and documentation standards
  • Present data and final report suitable to deliver to clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 3-5 years experience in antibody and protein purification
  • Knowledge and interest in biological or chemical sciences
  • Excellent attention to detail, proactive planning, and ability to organize and carry out tasks with quality in a timely fashion
  • Critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Willing to learn new techniques
  • Ability to perform laboratory calculations and conversions
  • Ability to work and maintain strong relationships with peers, members of your team, and other departmental staff
  • Must have ability to use MS Word, MS Excel, and other MS Office applications
  • Command of English language—written and oral
  • Ability to read and understand Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Knowledge of QSR/cGMP guidelines or other documentation processes is a plus
  • Process Improvement Experience preferred

  • You must be legal to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon providing proof of vaccination. Rockland is an equal opportunity employer.

About the Company:

Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. is recognized as one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of immunochemical reagents for basic research and discovery. Rockland’s antibodies are suited for individuals performing high throughput screening, drug discovery, diagnostic kit production, and life science research. Rockland provides reagents through a distribution network located in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Catalog sales and custom services are offered to scientists at academic, research, and government laboratories including pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

  • Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free work environment. All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract should reply (principles only). Relocation costs are not covered by employer. Candidates must be eligible to work in this country. Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. is unable to sponsor or transfer H1 visas at this time. No phone calls please.


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Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Department

Purifications

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Experience

Mid-level

Compensation

$20-$26 per hour

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