The incumbent will contribute to a dynamic team advancing vaccine research and development for viral disease targets. Responsibilities will be hands-on execution of exploratory protein and RNA quality analysis, generation and characterization of lipid nanoparticle (LNP)-formulated RNA tasks. Strong hands-on experience and proficiency in LNP formulation and RNA/protein biologic analysis will be key to this position. The incumbent should possess a strong work ethic and collaborative spirit.ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform routine RNA and LNP formulation tasks, including buffer preparation and LNP manufacturing etc. Design and perform analytical experiments to characterize the quality of RNA, LNP and protein antigens. The incumbent should be familiar with analytical techniques including MS, HPLC, FA, Zeta potential characterization, DLS and Ribogreen assay. Present and submit data to the supervisor/manager for review in the form of summaries or technical reports, and verbally present experimental results at group meetings as needed. Document and summarize experimental data in compliance with the Pfizer Laboratory Notebook Policy. Strong motivation, passion and commitment to science and engineering of novel entities. Ability and desire to work in an interdisciplinary scientific team and the desire to learn new techniques. The ability to work closely with other group members within and outside viral vaccines is essential. Complete all safety and quality training in compliance with department and company requirements. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- Non-PhD position. Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical engineering, or a related scientific field. MS with 4+ years of research experience, or BS with 6+ years of full-time laboratory research experience.
- Laboratory hands-on experience with RNA-LNP formulation.
- Laboratory hands-on experience with RNA, LNP and protein antigen analytical techniques.
- Detail oriented with problem solving skills.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills and a team player in a cross-functional collaborative environment.
- Industry experience in drug or vaccine development
Lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending, ability to perform mathematical calculations and ability to perform complex data analysis tasks. Ability to handle infectious agents following protocol.OTHER INFORMATION
Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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