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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