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Jr Research Scientist

IRBM, Display Technology Unit (Biophysics)

IRBM is a drug discovery and development company with a track record of success in accelerating and executing the translation of novel discoveries into clinically relevant therapeutic entities, including small molecules, peptides and monoclonal antibodies. IRBM is headquartered in Pomezia (Rome), Italy and provides several integrated pre-clinical laboratory services across the entire drug discovery process, ranging from target validation to clinical candidate molecule selection. The company operates through collaborations with a number of Pharmaceutical companies, Biotechs, research institutes and non-profit foundations working in a range of disease. IRBM’s areas mission is committed to the discovery and development of novel therapeutic agents that can help fight and cure diseases.

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate and talented scientist to join our Biophysics team in the Display Technologies Unit as a Jr. Research Scientist. The candidate will be involved in the biochemical characterization of biomolecular interactions for biologics, peptides, and small molecules drug discovery. The scientist will work at the bench, under supervision, in an experienced and dynamic team which supports chemists’ and biologists’ work. A high propensity for teamwork, excellent communication skills, proclivity to acquire new competences and proactive attitude are required.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and execute experiments to timely reach the objectives under supervision.
  • Accurately record, analyze, summarize, and present data.
  • Perform periodic quality maintenance on instruments and related equipment.
  • Maintain high laboratory standards with regards quality and safety
  • Establish productive working relationships with all team members; interact across cross-functional groups.

Competencies/Skills

  • Experience in biochemical or biophysical techniques to study protein/protein or protein/small molecules interactions. Proven knowledge of at least one of the following techniques would be preferred: SPR, BLI, nanoDSF, TSA, ITC and MST.
  • Excellent team orientation and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English is mandatory.

Requirements

  • Required: Master’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or related fields with at least 1+ years of relevant research experience.
  • Preferred: proven knowledge of at least one of the following techniques: SPR, BLI, ITC, MST

During the job interview we will evaluate candidates’ experience and the job offer will be commensurate.

We thank all applicants for their interest, candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

IRBM considers all qualified applicants without discrimination, including on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or other protected classes. We nurture an inclusive culture where everyone can show their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career.

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