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Danaher Corporation Scientist - Analytical Method Development in Fargo, North Dakota

Aldevron is an industry pioneer with a core competency in manufacturing for gene and cell therapy. We supply high-quality plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins to our clients, who are breaking new ground on the world’s most important and challenging solutions to benefit us all. We're looking for innovative, forward-thinking individuals who share our goals of advancing science and making an impact on the world.

Aldevron is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job Summary:

The Scientist Analytical Method Development position reports directly to the Director of R&D and leads/performs variety of tasks from R&D analytical projects to client-driven campaigns and optimization of existing products/processes. The R&D Scientist is expected to be motivated and capable of efficient prioritization, strategizing, scheduling multiple projects and leading a team of scientists in order to effectively meet pre-determined deadlines.


  • Lead development of analytical tests for RNA, DNA, proteins and large molecule biologics

  • In collaboration with Aldevron’s Client Relations (Sales) and Scientific Teams, write project proposals and technical project plans

  • Lead the transfer of analytical tests to the research-grade and GMP quality teams

  • Identify and correct gaps in analytical methods

  • Participate in technical discussions with clients

  • Author SOPs and technical documents, including project reports and data presentations


  • BS/BA and 8+ years of combined work experience in the field of analytical method development, QC testing, or closely related field

  • MS and 5+ years of combined work experience in the field of analytical method development, QC testing, or closely related field

  • PhD and 2+ years of combined work experience in the field of analytical method development, QC testing, or closely related field

  • Hands-on experience with methods development for a wide range of biological analytical assays including assays for RNA and DNA purity, AGE, PAGE, Nanodrop, CGE; chromatographic tests for RNA and DNA purity, RP-HPLC, SEC, and techniques such as PCR, ELISA, and calorimetry

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

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