Reporting to the Director of Process Development, the Scientist will work on downstream process development and product analysis/characterization to further Shattuck Labs development pipeline, some of which are anticipated to enter the clinic in the near future. A successful candidate will be able to multitask effectively in order to keep their independent projects moving at a rapid pace while also contributing to the team environment which characterizes our R&D team. A Shattuck mantra maintains that all employees must simultaneously be ‘head chef and dishwasher’, and it is essential that this is embraced by all applicants. No egos allowed!!!


Job Duties:

·       Downstream – support R&D activities by purifying materials using existing procedures.  Screen new resins and other technologies for suitability in purifying existing and future molecules.

·       Analytics – determine product quality by standard methods (HPLC, SDS-PAGE, host-cell protein analysis etc.).

·       Participate in product development project teams and present updates on Process Development activities.

·       Design and execute protocols to support process development activities.

·       Position may require travel and periodic evening and weekend work, as necessary to meet project deadlines.


Qualifications and Requirements:

·       BS 4 years or MS 2 years in a relevant discipline.  Experience may be in academia or in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry.

·       The ideal candidate will be experienced in some of the following:

o    Depth filtration, TFF, precipitation.

o    Chromatography methods for isolation of biologic molecules.

o    Biochemical and biophysical analysis (e.g. HPLC, ELISA, Octet, SEC-MALS, SDS-PAGE)

·       A successful candidate must possess exceptional attention to detail, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, and demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving ability.

·       Must have the ability to multi-task to meet critical deadlines and the independent initiative to solve interdisciplinary problems.

·       Candidate must be sharp, self-motivated, and able to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic biotech environment where flexibility, tolerability to rapid change, and drive to make a significant impact is essential.

·       Must enjoy working in collaboration with others and small teams to achieve goals through effective building of relationships with co-workers.



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