biologist ii

at Randstad US in north chicago, Illinois, United States

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biologist ii.

+ north chicago , illinois

+ posted may 30, 2024

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+ $30 – $35.49 per hour

+ contract

+ bachelor degree

+ category life, physical, and social science occupations

+ reference48216

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job summary:

As the largest staffing and recruitment agency in the world, we can commit to finding you the perfect role that gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in the life sciences arena. Utilizing a recruiter for your job search gives you access to a large network of top employers as well as detailed information about hundreds of positions. A current top partnership with a research-driven biopharmaceutical company is known as a powerhouse that aims to develop treatments for difficult-to-cure diseases. This renowned employer has created 32 products, including Humira and Lupron, that have highly impacted lives across the globe. If you’re looking to stand out in your field and lead the way to innovative therapies, this position is for you!

location: North Chicago, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $30.00 – 35.49 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


+ Perform purification of recombinant proteins using chromatographic methods.

+ Characterize protein with SDS-PAGE, western blot, and other biophysical methods.

+ Continuously drive for improved process performance; Provides scientific insight to overcome issues (i.e., solubility, purity, heterogeneity, yield).

+ Ensure that experiments are planned and coordinated cross- functionally, as well as executed effectively.

+ Handle issues with a sense of urgency when required.

+ Authoring associated technical reports and documents.

+ Work independently with team spirit. Accountable for technical performance and results of the team.


+ BS or MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, or other relevant biological sciences with 2+ (bachelors) or 0-2(masters) years of relevant experience.

+ Experience in protein expression and purification. Familiarity with the AKTA system is a plus.

+ Prior experience in supporting protein X-ray crystallography, and biophysical characterizations of proteins is preferred, but not required.

+ Good problem-solving and communication skills.

+ The ability to build open and collaborative relationships in a multidisciplinary environment are essential.

+ Good record keeping and able to efficiently manage several projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment.

skills: Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biology, Chromatography, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

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Job Posting: JC260674831

Posted On: Jun 01, 2024

Updated On: Jun 21, 2024

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