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Biological Researcher I

Date: Sep 16, 2021

Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania, US, 19380

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!
Teva’s Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies

Job Description



We are seeking a highly motivated scientist with knowledge of molecular biology and protein biochemistry to support the generation of critical reagents for bioanalytical assays. As a member of team, your responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Assist DNA constructs design, order DNA synthesis and subclone from external vendors, and prepare plasmid amplification for protein overexpression.
  • Perform overexpression of recombinant proteins in mammalian cell cultures.
  • Perform purification of protein needed for critical reagent generation and bioanalytical assays. Generate critical reagents by protein conjugation to proper ligands.
  • Perform routine reagent analysis and characterization including protein concentration measurement, analytical SEC, SDS-PAGE.
  • Provide complete and compliant documentation (e.g. Certificates of Analysis). Make accurate and timely record and experimental data in ELN and proper databases. Maintain good sample inventory.




  • Bachelors degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or a related field, or a Masters degree in above fields with a minimum of 1 year of related lab experience. 
  • Have ability to work independently and as part of a team. Have self-motivation, adaptability and a “can do” attitude.
  • Have ability to learn new techniques, follow instructions, and pay attention to details.
  • Possess good communication skills and be successful at working well with a team of scientists.


Research & Development

Sub Function

Biological Research

Reports To


Senior Scientist, Critical Reagents

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