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Co-op, Chemical Biology & Proteomics

Life, Physical, and Social Science


Full Time

On Site


Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Company Description At Biogen, our mission is clear - we are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops, and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Together, our employees create, commercialize, and manufacture transformative therapies for our patient population. We at Biogen are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients who we serve. We are focused on strengthening our foundation to advance our overall Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy and, most importantly, ensure all our employees feel included. As an intern or co-op at Biogen, you can expect to be placed on a real project, under the guidance of experienced professionals and subject matter experts who are invested in your career and academic growth. We also ensure that you have plenty of opportunities to build your network, learn more about our organization through weekly lunch and learns led by leaders from across the company, and join us for several fun events. Job Description This application is for a 6-month student role from January - June 2023. Resume review begins in October 2022. The Chemical Biology & Proteomics group seeks a Co-op student who is willing to learn and work on proteomics platform and technology development. Position Description Our Chemical Biology & Proteomics group develops and applies advanced proteomics methods in supporting therapeutics characterization (target engagement, lead compound selectivity and drug MOA, etc.), target biology and validation, and advancement of drug discovery tools. Technology development is an essential and fundamental component of the group function to support the Biogen portfolio. A prospective candidateAs a co-op, you will perform the following tasks including but not limited to: Learn and work on optimizing advanced proteomics platform (DIA, targeted proteomics etc.) Proteomics sample preparation and analysis on LC-MS/MS platforms Proteomics data process and analysis Working with mentoring scientists on troubleshooting the assay and instrumentation Engage and interact with scientists within and outside the team Qualifications To participate in the Biogen Co-op Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria: Legal authorization to work in the U.S At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university Additional qualifications: Experience with mass spectrometry, LC-MS/MS, and proteomics platform Experience in DIA and targeted proteomics is a plus Problem solving ability via literature review and collaboration Good communication, presentation, and writing skills Education A Ph.D. or M.S. student in proteomics, mass spectrometry, or analytical chemistry. Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.