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Danaher Corporation Scientist II, Analytical Method Development 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.

Position Summary:

Job Summary:

We seek a talented employee with expertise in analytical assay development for protein biologics in Madison, WI. The Scientist II, Analytical Development is an innovative scientist and able to independently execute and analyze analytical tests for characterization of protein biologics. He/she will work closely with team members to understand the test requirements and ensure that results fall within these specifications.


  • In collaboration with Sr. Scientist, Analytical Development, design, develop and optimize analytical methods for protein biologics and antibodies

  • Perform a variety of biochemical and molecular biology assays including feasibility study and stability testing

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

  • Transfer of analytical methods to the RG (research-grade) and cGMP quality teams

  • Complete project plans according to all specifications, including time-line and budget

  • Demonstrate high ethical standards, good judgement and trustworthiness


  • BS/BA in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or chemical engineering and 4+ years’ experience in the filed of analytical development, QC testing or related field

  • Hands-on experience with in vitro analytical assays for enzymatic activity, including gene editing enzymes (CRISPR-Cas9, IVT enzymes, etc), ELISA (titer and binding), electrophoresis, spectrophotometer, western blot and qPCR

  • Experience in development of different chromatographic methods for purity, including SEC, IEX and RP-HPLC is highly desired

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Proficient using analytical software packages including Excel and Prism (GraphPad)

  • Working experience in protein characterization including DLS (dynamic light scattering), DSC (differential scanning calorimetry), CD (circular dichroism) and MS (mass spectrometry) is a plus


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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