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Danaher Corporation Senior Scientist, 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.

The Sr. Scientist, Analytical Method Development is responsible for the development and manufacture of recombinant proteins and antibodies clinical, diagnostic and biotechnology applications. The role will independently design, execute and analyze analytical tests for characterization of protein biologics.


  • Lead development of analytical tests for protein biologics and antibodies

  • 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

  • Supervise other scientists as required

  • Demonstrate high ethical standards, good judgement and trustworthiness


  • BS/BA 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 assays for enzymatic activity, including Michaelis-Menten kinetics; chromatographic tests for protein purity, including RP-HPLC, aSEC and aIEX

  • Previous experience in protein formulation studies is preferred


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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