Co-Op, Analytical Development

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Waltham, Massachusetts - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
The Co-Op position is a great learning experience for future career aspirations and gaining critical hands-on experience within a lab environment. The student will be responsible for assisting team members in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology group in the following area and tasks:
  • Develop a platform charge variant characterization method enabling biologic licensing application for the Visterra molecule.
  • Perform analytical methods such as reverse phase (RP-LC), size-based (SEC-LC), hydrophilic(HILIC-LC), and charge-based chromatography (IEX-LC) utilizing liquid chromatographic and Maurice systems (CE).
  • Present work at informal department and cross-functional meetings, as well as a final project presentation
  • Majoring in Bachelor of Arts/Science or Master’s in, biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, biology or related discipline
  • Experience in developing and supporting liquid chromatography purification unit operations across modality
  • The ability to think critically and communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of audiences both internal and external.
  • An ability to work independently, meet deadlines and prioritize work effectively.
Visterra, Inc. (, is a clinical stage biotechnology company committed to developing innovative antibody-based therapies for the treatment of patients with kidney diseases and other hard-to-treat diseases. Our proprietary technology platform enables the design and engineering of precision antibody-based product candidates that specifically bind to and modulate key disease targets. Applying this technology to disease targets that are not adequately addressed by traditional therapeutic approaches, we are developing a robust pipeline of novel therapies for patients with unmet needs.
Visterra is a wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka America, Inc., which is a U.S. holding company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. of Japan. Visterra has approximately 100 employees and is in Waltham, Massachusetts, where we have a brand new, state of the art research lab. The Waltham site is accessible by public transportation (red line to Alewife and free shuttle bus to site). A $250/month transportation is made available to Co-Ops. Additionally, we are supportive of identifying and facilitating co-op carpooling arrangements during the coop period, as available.
Visterra provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Waltham, Massachusetts - United States


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
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