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Kolltan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company that was formed in 2007 by Dr. Joseph Schlessinger, Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine. The company’s current R&D focus is on the identification of novel antibodies and biologics that target receptor tyrosine kinases for oncology and other serious diseases. The company takes great pride in scientific innovation and has a management team with a proven success record in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Consequently, the company seeks job candidates with strong scientific credentials and biologics industry experience to join the existing seasoned R&D team of scientists and managers based in New Haven, CT.
Kolltan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. seeks a full time Research Scientist to join our Protein Science Group. The desired starting date for this position is in the third quarter of 2012.
The Research Scientist’s responsibilities will include (i) protein chemistry with a strong emphasis in purifying monoclonal antibodies in small and large scales (ii) analytical profiling of purified proteins (iii) supporting expression and biological characterization of monoclonal antibodies.
Both the experience and knowledge of the Research Scientist will be crucial to the execution of the aforementioned responsibilities. The candidate should hold a Masters degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or in a related discipline and have five years of relevant work experience. Alternatively the candidate may hold a BA in Biology and have seven years of relevant work experience.
The candidate must have a strong background in protein purification. He or she must be comfortable and well-versed with FPLC and HPLC chromatography equipment and should have ample hands-on experience with diverse purification techniques. The candidate should ideally have expertise with analytical instrumentation such as BIAcore, LC-MS, and calorimetry. Experience with mammalian tissue culture and performing cell-based assays is also desirable.