If you desire a position in an active contract research organization focused on recombinant protein production with the opportunity for professional growth and contribution, please review Proteos’ current openings.

Job TitleDescription

Proteos, located in Kalamazoo, MI, is a contract research organization that provides recombinant protein expression and purification services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations focusing on the early stages of drug discovery.  We are currently seeking a Scientist to join our team.


Basic Qualifications - Education/Experience

  • BS or MS with 2-5 years of relevant lab experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of scientific principles/concepts in the areas of cell biology, recombinant protein expression and/or protein biochemistry. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency producing recombinant proteins in mammalian and insect cell systems.
  • Verified experience with protein purification using affinity and classical chromatography methods.


Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to work safely in a laboratory environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail



  • Competitive salary
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Medical Insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation time, sick time, volunteer time, and 9 company holidays


Additional Requirements

  • Submission of a cover letter and resume
  • Applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the US and provide an official transcript from the institution where they completed their highest degree
  • Pass a drug screen and basic laboratory skills test
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • Needs to be able to move around lab, dock area and cold room
  • Ability to operate a computer and other lab equipment.
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder
  • Frequent communication with peers and supervisor. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Must be able to detect subtle differences in opacity and position of pipet tip relative to gel wells and distinguish smells in the lab.
  • Must be able to move equipment/buckets that weight up to 50 pounds
  • Constant exposure to Biosafety Level 1 (BSL-1) and possible exposure to (BSL-2)
  • Extended exposure to cold (4 °C)
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