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Assistant Scientist I Or II

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Aptevo Therapeutics Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 1 week ago

I: Job Summary

The Assistant Scientist in the Molecular Biology and Protein Engineering group will play a critical role in the development and optimization of protein reagents and drug candidates based on the ADAPTIR platform, including monospecific and bispecific antibodies. Primary activities include plasmid vector design and cloning, DNA sequencing analysis, and phage display, with opportunities to grow into more advanced molecular engineering projects.

II: Responsibilites

  • Utilize standard molecular biology techniques, including bacterial cloning, DNA production and purification, site directed mutagenesis, Gibson Assembly, primer design, PCR and agarose gel electrophoresis to produce expression vectors encoding protein reagents and protein therapeutics

  • Participate in phage display panning to isolate new or optimized binding domains to targets of interest

  • Recombinant protein expression and characterization in in vitro assays

  • Cell culture and aseptic technique

  • Database entry and maintenance

  • Documentation of experiments and results in laboratory notebooks

  • Provide lab support while working in a collaborative team environment

III: Education, Experience & Skills

  • 4 year college degree in Biology, Biochemistry or a related life sciences field

  • 1 - 3 years of relevant academic or industrial experience in molecular biology or protein engineering is required.

  • Demonstrated competency in standard molecular biology techniques.

  • Experience with DNA software tools for plasmid and PCR sequence analysis (e.g. Vector NTI)

  • Outstanding organizational and record keeping skills, with a demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to meticulously maintain a lab notebook.

  • Excellent communication skills, independently motivated, detail oriented, and demonstrate good problem solving ability.

  • Familiarity with phage display a plus

IV: Physical/Mental Requirements

Type/keyboard, visual acuity, good eye/hand coordination, stand, walk, sit, twist/turn, climb, reach outward, reach above shoulder, hand dexterity, bend, squat/kneel, sense of feel, sense of hearing, sense of smell, lift/carry 25 lbs, and pull 25 lbs. Use phone, fax, copier, and computer. Use hand tools and operate fork lift. Organize/coordinate, analyze/interpret, calibrate precise measurements, problem solve, make decisions, supervise, plan, communicate, prepare written communications, and prepare transaction documents. Drive automatic/standard vehicle. Work outdoors, around noise above conversation level, in hot/cold temperatures, in high humidity, where ventilation is needed, in multiple locations, with restricted access to laboratory, in contact with Select Agents, and with exposure to animals, animal areas, or equipment used in animal areas.


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Assistant Scientist I Or II

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Aptevo Therapeutics Inc.