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Danaher Corporation Associate Scientist II, Analytical Development - Madison, WI in Madison, Wisconsin

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 Associate Scientist II, Analytical Development executes and analyzes analytical tests for characterization of proteins. He/she will work closely with team members to understand the test requirements and ensure that results fall within these specifications. Duties may also include assay design and development activities, technology transfer and other quality related functions as assigned. This position will be onsite at our Aldevron, Madison, WI location.


  • In collaboration with Sr. Scientist, Analytical Development, develop and optimize analytical methods for proteins

  • Perform a variety of biochemical and molecular biology assays

  • Author SOPs and technical documents

  • Transfer of analytical methods to analytical method validation (AMV) group

  • Complete project plans according to all specifications, including timeline and budget

  • Demonstrate high ethical standards, good judgement, and trustworthiness

  • Ability to productively work on multiple projects simultaneously and with some supervision

  • Accurately record experimental results in real-time; store/save and report data per Aldevron conventions

  • Use, maintain, and train others on analytical equipment used to characterize proteins


  • Associate’s degree in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or related field with 2+ years of relevant work experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or related filed with 0-2 years of relevant work experience

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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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