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Scientist Assay Development

Andover, Massachusetts
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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The successful candidate will join the Critical Reagents group to produce high quality critical reagent monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies to support the Biotherapeutics portfolio. Responsibilities include de novo antibody initiation, oversight of CROs, internal interface with stakeholders. Perform reagent modifications, characterization, and immunogen preparation. The candidate will be responsible exploring alternate methods for custom reagent generation. The incumbent will integrate information and knowledge of these critical reagents for registration and submission into the centralized inventory for life cycle management and resupply purposes.

The incumbent should have 5-10 years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

  • A Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry or related field is required.
  • Experience with de novo antibody generation is required.
  • Experience in ligand binding assays is required.
  • Experience in protein conjugation is a plus.
  • Knowledge of protein characterization techniques such as SDS-PAGE, Western blot, Octet, UV Vis, and analytical SEC is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills in order to balance working on multiple projects in parallel is required.
  • Collaborative skills and effective partnering skills in a complex, fast paced, dynamic multi-discipline organizational model is required.
  • Good critical and strategic thinking, logical thought process, willingness to learn, troubleshoot and resolve issues and work across multiple disciplinary groups.


Lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending, ability to perform mathematical calculations and ability to perform complex data analysis .


A dhere to safe work practices and procedures.

Work Location Assignment: On Premise

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $74,900.00 to $124,800.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 7.5% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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