(Senior) Research Associate, Proteomics*

  • Cambridge (Boston)
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching

(Senior) Research Associate, Proteomics*

Become Part of the BioNTech Family.

Based in Cambridge, MA, BioNTech US serves as BioNTech’s North American headquarters and is an important part of our global effort to pioneer the development of next-generation immuno-oncology therapies. BioNTech US is a fully integrated subsidiary with a strong foundation in Europe and a focus on the development of novel neoantigen-targeted T cell therapies, complementing BioNTech’s highly innovative scientific approach and diversified pipeline of transformative cancer medicines. As a key research and clinical development hub, BioNTech US will enable BioNTech’s growing presence in the US.

BioNTech US is seeking a Research Associate to join our Proteomics team. The associate will participate in developing, implementing and applying state of the art proteomics technologies for the detection and identification of naturally processed and presented peptides. The associate will be part of a cross-functional team made up of immunologists, biochemists, and computational biologists whose goal is to design novel immunotherapies.

Here, you’ll achieve greatness.

Supporting BioNTech’s R&D team in the US by:
  • Sample preparation for nanoLC-MS/MS analysis, including desalting, chemical modification, fractionation, and isobaric tag labeling
  • Immunopurification
  • Instrument maintenance (Thermo instruments)
  • nanoLC-MS/MS analyses of biologically derived protein and peptide mixtures
  • Analysis of nanoLC-MS/MS data and post-processing of data
  • Contributions to nanoLC-MS/MS experimental design
  • Review of scientific literature
  • Tracking and compiling results in an electronic notebook
  • Presentation of results to crossfunctional teams

What you have to offer.

  • B.S., B.A., or M.S. degree in biology, chemistry or relevant field
  • 2+ years of relevant laboratory experience in academia or industry
  • Familiarity with proteomic workflows for sample procesisng (enzymatic digestion of proteins, chemical modification, desalting, fractionation, isobaric tag labeling, etc.)
  • Familiarity with nanoLC-MS/MS and proteomic software preferred
  • Familiarity with data-dependent, targeted and quantitative proteomics
  • Experience with basic molecular biology and biochemistry techniques
  • Ability to organize and tabulate data
  • Excellent attention to detail and record-keeping skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative, matrix environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Independent, flexible, self-motivated, and the ability to work well with others

Benefits for you.

BioNTech US is committed to the well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base. Salaried/Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance
  • HSA & FSA Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness, including free onsite gym access
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance
  • Vacation and Unlimited Sick Time
  • Holidays and Floating Holidays, including discretionary winter shutdown
  • 401(K) Plan with Significant Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
  • Commuting Assistance and free onsite parking
  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
Plus more benefits that will be shared upon hire!

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Cambridge (Boston) and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

For those who require assistance due to disability, or have questions prior to applying, please email careers@join-us.biontech.de.

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race, religion, color, origin, sexual orientation, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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