Protein Purification Associate


Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

As we continue our mission, we are building a new manufacturing team here in Waltham for our Protein products. This is a unique opportunity to be part of new growth at Abcam. You will work closely with both scientists and other laboratory team members to support production of proteins.

To help with this growth, we need a Protein Production Associate to join our in-house manufacturing team. You will be contributing to the rigorous testing of antibodies, kits and reagents, ensuring that Abcam’s customers receive high-quality products.

About the In-house Manufacturing Team at Abcam

The In-house Manufacturing Team work closely with other teams across the business to deliver high quality publishable data. Relevant skills include a deep understanding of the biological sciences, an eye for detail and excellent written and verbal communication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the experimental preparation, laboratory running and final data annotation of protein experiments, to support the final Quality Control analysis of core products.
  • Take responsibility for the updating of tracking systems and datasheets and ensure any changes are documented and follow standard operating procedures.
  • Support any process development, optimization of products and troubleshooting.
  • Ensure compliance with Quality policies, SOPs and Health and Safety procedures.


You will have a BSc in biological science or a related degree with 2+ years of industry experience.

Experience with standard molecular biology applications, along with being a confident user of MS-Office applications, may have been developed in an industrial production or research environment.

You will be an enthusiastic team-player, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work independently when required. Good laboratory and organizational skills. Your focus will be on solving problems as well as being consumer orientated. You must be able to work well under pressure, working to tight deadlines.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast-paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences, please apply now!

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why, in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.


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