Biogen Idec is seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to join its postdoctoral training program. The successful applicant will perform exploratory research in the field of high concentration protein formulation development with the goal of elucidating physicochemical phenomena key to the stabilization, manufacture and administration of pharmaceutical protein products. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work in conjunction with a mentor and other team members and is expected to contribute actively to the group through innovation and collaboration internally and with academia. This position provides an opportunity to advance fundamental understanding of proteins in solution at high concentration. This will involve experimental design and execution producing high quality data for publication in peer-reviewed journals. The Postdoctoral Fellow will make verbal and written presentations of results and participate in other scholarly activities as appropriate.
Biopharmaceutical Sciences (MFG)
The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge and hands-on experience in a field relevant to the study of high concentration protein solutions. He/She must possess a track record of creativity and scientific excellence while demonstrating a high level of motivation along with excellent communication and collaboration skills. Previous experience in the field of protein biophysics relating to solute interactions would be advantageous. Hands-on experience with biophysical and/or rheological laboratory techniques is essential. The position would suit a recent Ph.D. graduate with career aspirations in the biotechnology industry.
PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical engineering, Pharmaceutical sciences, or a related field. Proven publication record with at least one first author paper.
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