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Curaxys (www.curaxys.com) is a technology based company specialised in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of monoclonal antibodies (Mab mAb). Curaxys is currently considered to be the most important biopharmaceutical business project in Spain. The company is committed to achieve an ideal environment for the professional development of its employees, as well as common personal and business goals.

Job description

The position involves the management of all activities related to the structural characterisation of the products produced by Curaxys. It also includes the team training management, the documentation of all reports generated during the characterisation process and the monitoring and assessment of the control monitoring and the observation of the GMP standard working procedures. The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Manage and control tests required for structural characterisation assays of products produced by Curaxys
    • Experience in mass spectrometry (MALDI, MALDI-TOF, Electrospray MS) in characterisation of proteins:
      • Post-translational modifications
      • Glycosylation pattern
      • Determination of Disulfide brige / Sulfidryl group
      • Pepptide mapping
      • Aminoacid composition
      • Isoelectric point
      • Scrambled forms
    • Skills in the following molecular and cellular biology techniques:
      • Electrophoresis: SDS-PAGE (1-D, 2-D), Western-Blot
      • Proteins quantification: Bradford, ELISA.
      • Gel documentation and analysis system
      • HPLC; HP-RPC; HP-IEC
  • Protein purification (affinity, ion exchange, size exclusion chromatography) with FPLC
  • Demonstrable leadership skills, ability to manage, supervise and coordinate a department team
  • Working according to GMP standards
  • Maintenance and writing of Standars Operating Procedures

Qualifications

Researchers with a PhD or MSc degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or Chemistry Engineering, with a minimum average qualification of 1.7 will be considered suitable candidates. Also, English fluency is a key issue and must be demonstrated.

Location

Parque Tecnológico Tecnobahia, Ctra. De Sanlúcar Km. 6,2, El Puerto de Santa María. 11500 Cádiz.

Contract of employment

  • Permanent contract
  • Salary according to experience

Please submit your application (including a recent photo, curriculum vitae, and degree certificates) together with a cover letter, here. (PDF files).

More on Curaxys
We focus on the research, production and commercialization of recombinant proteins added value through the utilization of CuraMab® with specific human cell lines
Our expression system allows us to reach of recombinant protein levels that are clearly above those currently available.
We developed a downstream technological platform on the basis of our own laboratory data.

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