Research Biochemist Position

Gary Bryant garold.l.bryant at am.pnu.com
Thu Apr 10 14:17:45 EST 1997


Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc., is the world's ninth largest pharmaceutical
company.  We are involved in areas such as Oncology and Infectious, 
Inflammatory,  Central Nervous System, and  Metabolic Diseases, to help
people live longer and fuller lives.  At Pharmacia & Upjohn you can make
a difference, not only for the sake of your career, but also for the
millions of people around the world whose lives will be enhanced by the
solutions you help us provide.

The incumbent will work as a member of the macromolecular
crystallography laboratory.  Primary responsibilities include the
preparation of biological macromolecules and drug complexes for
crystallization experiments.  The work requires the ability to set up
and analyze a variety of macromolecular crystallization experiments, to
collect single crystal data and to process the data for structural
determination, with minimal supervision.  This position also requires
the direct interaction with crystallographers as well as other personnel
in structural and analytical chemistry.  The successful candidate  will
be expected to work with the supervisory scientist to expand the
existing repertoire of crystallization methodology, and to assist in the
development of alternative crystallization strategies for specific
macromolecule targets and to communicate the results of crystallization
efforts and structural biology results to other researchers. Experience
in protein purification, enzymology, molecular biology or biophysics is
desirable.

The successful candidate will have a M.S. in Biochemistry, or B.S. with
minimum of two (2) to three (3) years directly related laboratory
experience or equivalent; experience with crystallization of
macromolecules is required.

Pharmacia & Upjohn offers a stimulating, multi-disciplinary research
environment in modern facilities at our Pharma Product Center in
Kalamazoo.  Our region offers an outstanding mix of cultural and
recreational pursuits and an attractive cost of living.  Excellent
salary and benefit packages are provided.

If you would like an opportunity to make a difference with Pharmacia &
Upjohn, contact us. For confidential consideration, please send your
resume and a description of your research experience to:  Pharmacia &
Upjohn, Recruiting, Ad #970179, 7000 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI 
49001.  If you are responding through the Internet, include your resume
as part of your e-mail (not as an attachment) to: recruit at am.pnu.com. 
Please include the ad number.  

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to work place
diversity.




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