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Research Assistant - Molecular Biology

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Sydney, AU, 2113

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic, team-orientated Research Assistant to conduct laboratory based research and development (planning, execution and interpretation) on therapeutic antibody discovery projects at our modern facility in Macquarie Park, Sydney.

The ideal candidate would have hands-on laboratory-based experience in several of the following techniques:

  • General molecular biology  experience such as PCR, DNA purification and analysis, vector design, DNA cloning
  • Culturing and transfection of mammalian cell lines
  • Development and use of biochemical assays for screening antibody and recombinant protein function (e.g. ELISA and other immunoassays or screening technologies)
  • Other essential attributes include attention to detail in following written experimental protocols and record keeping.


Experience in these other techniques would be highly desirable:

  • Protein purification and analysis
  • Surface plasmon resonance such as Biacore


A honours degree in life sciences with a molecular biology emphasis

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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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