Associate Scientist (or Scientist), Research and Development

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Associate Scientist, Research and Development

Essex Junction, VT

Job Description

The Associate Scientist is responsible for executing the technical operations associated with manufacturing and R & D processes in a manner that is compliant with Prolytix’s standard operating procedures and quality control procedures. The Associate Scientist reports to an appointed group leader (Supervisor, Associate Director or Associate Principal Scientist, etc).


  • Execute technical assignments as instructed in standard operating procedures or as provided by group leaders.
  • Prepare buffers and reagents required for manufacturing and R&D related operations.
  • Handle biohazardous materials in a safe manner and make recommendations regarding the improvement of safety in the laboratory.
  • Operate complex laboratory equipment with minimal supervision.
  • Quantify and perform inventory release assays of protein preparations.
  • Maintain complete and accurate laboratory records in accordance with Prolytix policies and procedures.
  • Good writing skills to deliver technical reports, memos, etc.


  • B.S. preferred in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or a related field
  • 0-3+ years’ experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Cross-functional experience working across departments in an organization
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work in a team and multi-task
  • Good problem solving and reasoning ability
  • Must be able to read and understand technical documents including training documents, work instructions, safety protocols and quality manuals
  • Should be familiar with and understand the technical aspects of running several types of chromatography columns, electrophoresis gels, ELISA assays and other protein assays.
  • A general understanding of amino acids, protein and carbohydrate structure is required


Desired Technical Skills

  • Experience in Protein Chemistry
    • Purification
    • FPLC
    • ELISA Assays
    • Western Blotting
    • SDS-PAGE
    • Microplate Assays
    • Blood Coagulation

About Prolytix

Prolytix, formerly Haematologic Technologies (HT), is a leading provider of analytical and bioanalytical services to support the research, development, and commercialization of large molecule biotherapeutics and reagents for coagulation research. Prolytix builds on 30+ years of expertise to identify and solve the most complex large molecule challenges. Prolytix’s expertise in protein biochemistry supports biotherapeutics from discovery through commercial release, with biopharma services all performed in fully compliant, FDA-inspected GMP facilities. The company also provides expertise in plasma proteins, hemostasis, and blood coagulation and is a leading global supplier of coagulation research reagents (plasma proteins and antibodies), custom formulated IVD/POC device reagents, as well as customized blood collection tubes to support clinical trials. Visit us at


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