Associate Scientist (JP4751)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 09-20-2018
Job Title:  Associate Scientist (JP4751)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  Pre-Pivotal Project
Duration: 1+ years (likely extensions)
Rate: $20-25/Hr
3Key Consulting Inc. is recruiting for an Associate Scientist with 1 - 2 years’ experience in a biopharmaceutical working environment conducting HPLC and mass spectrometry for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
  • 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.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Laboratory Skills including HPLC (at least 1 year working experience).
  • Mass spectrometry experience.
  • Data analysis including using Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Manage/run equipment.
  • Analyze data.
  • Execute method development.
  • 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.
  • 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.
 Basic Qualifications:
  • Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data.
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments.
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques.
  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry.
  • Experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment.
Why This Position Is Open:
Employee Value Proposition:
Our group works on a lot of different program from phase 1 up to clinical trials. They will have exposure to all these cross-functional experiences as well as get their foot in the door at Amgen.
Red Flags:
No relevant experience.
Interview process:
Phone Interview followed by in-person interview.
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to  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 You are also welcome to share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
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