Associate Scientist (JP4450)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 07-12-2018
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP4450)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 3 years
Business Unit: Biological Relevance & Characterization 
‚Äč3Key Consulting is looking for an Associate Scientist for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA
Onsite- M-F normal working hours. 50/50 in Lab/Office 

Ideal Candidate-
BS or MS Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry ; 2-5 yrs. experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment. Experience in analytical development, large molecule- DNA analysis by qPCR, ELISA, Spectroscopy. Experience managing data in a manufacturing setting. We need industry experience candidates- recent grads would not be the right fit for this role 

Job Details:
To perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision. With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data and/or Ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations. Responsibilities include: Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision. Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review. Engages coworkers in scientific discussions. Communicates data and interpretation to work group. Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data. Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques. Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties. Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents. Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees. May train staff and/or supervise others. Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task. Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments;
Skills: ; degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry ; experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment

TOP MUST-HAVE SKILL SETS: DNA analysis by qPCR, ELISA, Spectroscopy
DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: Execute laboratory experiments; record, review and report data, maintain lab
WHY THIS POSITION IS OPEN: Need support on team
RED FLAGS: Grammatical mistakes on resume, lack of relevant technical experience.
INTERVIEW PROCESS: phone screen first. Then an in-person group interview, just one per candidate for about an hour.

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