25 days old

Postdoctoral Fellow

Kelly Services
Lexington, MA 02421
Kelly is hiring a **Postdoctoral Fellow** for one of our biotech clients in **Lexington**


+ This is a 2 year role

+ pay is $43/hr

Cell Therapy Characterization (Postdoc)

As a Postdoc Cell Therapy Characterization, you will be joining the Structural Characterization US team for one year to support cell therapy product characterization at Analytical Development Biologics (AD-Bio). In this role, you will be empowered to:

Develop and establish mass spectrometry-based proteomics approaches to analyze cell samples to support the development of cell therapy programs.

Work closely with cell therapy group to characterize cell therapy products and impact clinical programs.

Interact with cross-functional teams of biologists, bioanalytical scientists and computational scientists.

Author SOPs, technical reports and manuscripts, as well as present work both internally and externally.

Evaluate and implement new technology platforms to build Takedas scientific capabilities in cell therapy characterization.


Establish, optimize and maintain the membrane protein characterization workflow using the available resources and apply the workflow to different cell therapy products.

Design and execute proteomics experiments from sample preparation, LC-MS/MS operation to data analysis & interpretation.

Keep accurate and complete records of all scientific experiments according to established procedures and ensure that these records and raw data are properly retained.

Review study results and write proteomics report and other documents as needed.

Present project updates to the group, department and project teams.

Prepare oral or poster presentation in scientific conference and publish study approaches/applications in scientific journal if possible.

Evaluate and bring in new technology platform.

Take responsibility in instrument/system routine maintenance and troubleshooting of Q Exactive Plus mass spectrometer as well as nano-UPLC systems.


A Ph.D. in biochemistry, analytical chemistry or related area with relevant research experience is required.

Excellent knowledge and hands-on experience in biological sample preparation and LC/MS based proteomics.

Comprehensive understanding of protein biochemistry and molecular biology is highly desired.

Extensive experience in protein isolation and purification from cells and other biological samples.

High level of proficiency in quantitative proteomics techniques (e.g. label free, iTRAQ/TMT, SILAC) and peptide fragmentation methods.

Solid background and broad hands-on experiences with at least one of the Thermo Orbitrap mass spectrometers: Q Exactive, Plus, HF, HF-X or more advanced models. Direct experience with UHPLC/nano-HPLC instrumentation is a must.

Proficiency in software tools such as Xcalibur, MaxQuant, Mascot, Proteome Discoverer, Biopharma Finder and Skyline.

Experience with downstream data analytics (multi-dimensional data mining, high dimensional data analysis) is a big plus.

Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills.

Ability to conduct multiple laboratory and project tasks efficiently.

Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

General lab competencies such as equipment maintenance and compliance activities.


May require approximately 5 % travel.

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**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

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