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Senior Scientist, Glycobiology


Pharmacy Manager


Shirley , NY


Role Summary

Activities for this position might include: analyzing samples by HPLC, GC, mass spectrometry, or other analytical methods; assisting with the development of methodology; data interpretation and reporting; interacting with various groups within and outside of CD BioGlyco.

Key Responsibilities

  • Synthesize glycoproteins and glycopeptides both in solution phase and on solid phase;
  • Perform routine analysis of substrates, fermentations and metabolites;
  • Assist with troubleshooting and repairing equipment malfunctions;
  • Provide high-quality data on a timely basis. Troubleshoot methods and data as required by other R&D researchers;
  • Learn new analytical methods utilizing HPLC, GC and GC-MS and LC-MS and apply these methods to answer complex biological questions;
  • Perform amino acid analysis, elemental analysis, extractions, and characterization of samples;
  • Help develop new methodologies to answer technical questions that arise from within the Research and Development organization;
  • Interest in learning and characterizing samples with various OMICs pipelines for proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, and glycomics.

Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in medical/biological sciences.
  • Strong background in glycobiology, glycomics, glycoproteomics, glycoprotein chemistry.
  • Experience with both bottom-up and top-down MS-based protein data generation; solid understanding of respective research approaches, analyte and data formats.
  • Extensive experience in and familiarity with bioinformatics software and databases, both general (e.g., IPA, etc.) and (glyco)proteomics-specific tools (e.g., GlyTouCan, ProteomeTools, UniProt, KEGG GLYCAN, pGlyco, and PanoramaWeb, Byonic, etc.).
  • Solid conceptual biostatistical background.
  • Conceptual understanding of biomarker-driven health care research.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech, diagnostic, or life-science-tools industry is a plus.
  • Proven record of being a fast learner, flexible, and mindful team member.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, track record of successfully authoring scientific manuscripts.
  • Ability to come up to speed quickly and seek out new solutions independently.

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