Catalyst Biosciences
Science + Technology

Scientist I/II (DS14-144)

The Scientist I/II will be primarily responsible for the purification and biochemical characterization of protein therapeutics in a fast-paced biotechnology start-up. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and execute purification methods for recombinant therapeutic proteins for preclinical studies. This includes semi-automated purification on an AKTA chromatography system as well as protein analysis using techniques such as SDS-PAGE with Coomassie and silver staining, Western blotting, and fluorogenic enzyme assays. You must be an innovative, self-motivated, team player with strong communication and organizational skills who thrives in a multi-disciplinary environment.


  • MS or PhD in biological sciences with at least 2-5 years experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology organization
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of protein isolation and purification
  • Detailed knowledge of protein characterization analytical techniques
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, innovative environment

Preference given to candidates with:

  • Experience with GE AKTA systems
  • Excellent computer skills with experience with data analysis
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment