Associate Scientist (JP4800)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-05-2018
Job Title:  Associate Scientist (JP4800)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 1 year (with possible extensions)
Business Unit: Pivotal PACE
3Key Consulting Inc. is recruiting for Two Associate Scientists with 1 - 3 years working experience in Analytical Chemistry in a synthetic molecule space. 
Job Description: 
As the candidate for this largely laboratory-based position, you will be responsible for driving cutting-edge analytical support and technology development impacting process and product development teams. You will work cross-functionally and across Process Development sites as you use analytical science to help drive efficient development and scalable understanding of processes and products. 

Minimum Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Life Sciences or related technical discipline. 
  • A minimum of 3 years experience performing analytical testing. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical or Pharmaceutical or Life Sciences or Engineering related discipline. 
  • Strong theoretical understanding, research in, and hands-on experience in small molecule/peptide analysis in support of process development/scale up activities and formulation development in GMP and non-GMP environments.
  • Experience with a broad array of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. 
  • Demonstrate independence and ability to produce quality results under minimal direction.   
  • Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and laboratory notebook 
  • High energy individual who can multi-task and handle a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. 
  • Ability to operate specialized laboratory equipment and instrumentation.  
  • Able to perform general laboratory housekeeping activities. 
  • Able to complete training on assigned tasks.  
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site specific procedures which include but is not limited to, the maintenance of training records, laboratory documentation, written procedures, building monitoring systems and laboratory log books
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
  • Working knowledge and/or experience in HPLC. 
  • Working knowledge and/or experience in Chromatography.
  • Working knowledge and/or experience in Wet Chemistry. 
Employee Value Proposition:

The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to learn different techniques in analytical chemistry.

Interview Process:
One phone interview followed by an onsite interview.    
We invite qualified candidates to send their resume to If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at the other positions on our website You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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