Research Associate (JP4595)

Location: Thousand Oaks, ca
Date Posted: 08-09-2018
Job Title:  Research Associate (JP4595)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  Pre-Pivotal DP LM & Delivery Technology
Duration: 9+ months (likely extensions)
 
3Key Consulting Inc. is recruiting for a Research Associate with 1 - 2 years’ experience in UPLC / HPLC and fluency in several other analytical techniques such as subvisible particle analysis, PH, Osmolality, and UV/VIS for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
 
Job Description:
This position involves an understanding and utilization of various analytical methods to support formulation development of protein therapeutics. The candidate will plan and perform laboratory experiments, collect and analyze data, and maintain both laboratory notebooks and computer data files.
 
This position requires the timely documentation, presentation, and discussion of scientific results in an interactive team environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Due to the fast paced and data intensive environment, the successful candidate will need to be proactive, highly organized, and capable of multi-tasking. The successful candidate will be able to work harmoniously as part of a team but will also be capable of working independently. Good computer skills are required.
 
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Must have UPLC/HPLC.
  • Fluent in several analytical techniques such as UPLC/HPLC, subvisible particle analysis, pH, osmolality, UV/VIS.
  • Able to follow established guidelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to communicate data and results effectively.
 
Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Perform analytical techniques in a lab: HPLC/UPLC (analytical chromatography), sub-visible particle analysis by HIAC and MFI, pH, protein concentration, and osmolality measurements.
  • Follow established experimental design and protocols and perform routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.
  • Analyze and record experiments.
  • Communicate data and interpretation to work group.
  • Adhere to company safety and training compliance requirements.
  • Training of other staff
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • This position requires a Bachelors degree in the Life Sciences or a related fields, with 0-2 years of relevant laboratory experience.
  • Ideally looking for Bachelors with 1+ years of work experience within bio-pharm industry preferably protein background.
  • Requires the timely documentation, presentation, and discussion of scientific results in an interactive team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Due to the fast paced and data intensive environment, the successful candidate will need to be proactive, highly organized, and capable of multi-tasking.
  • The successful candidate will be able to work harmoniously as part of a team but will also be capable of working independently.
  • Good computer skills are required.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of work experience within bio-pharm industry preferably protein background.
 
Why This Position Is Open:
Backfill.
 
Employee Value Proposition:
This person will be trained and given opportunities to grow their scientific background and understanding.
 
Red Flags:
Not looking for PHD or Master level candidates, this position is lower level.
 
Interview process:
Phone interview followed by In-Person.

 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.
If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are also welcome to share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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