Sr Associate Scientist (JP5131)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 01-08-2019
Job Title: Sr Associate Scientist (JP5131)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 3 months with likely extensions
Business Unit: Biologics Optimization
 
‚Äč3Key Consulting is looking for an Sr Associate Scientist for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.
 
Job Summary:
 
The Biologics Optimization Department at Amgen is seeking a highly motivated Sr. Associate Scientist to contribute to the purification and characterization of lead biologics molecules for therapeutic development. 

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in biochemistry and protein purification, be able to effectively troubleshoot challenging problems, and have strong communication skills. 

Basic Qualifications:
Master’s degree (and 3 years of scientific experience) OR Bachelor’s degree (and 5 years of scientific experience) in Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field. 

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with protein purification, particularly biologic molecules 
• Expertise with a variety of chromatography techniques, liquid chromatography instrumentation (FPLC) and software (Unicorn, ChromLab) 
• Familiarity with protein analytical techniques (HPLC, MCE, etc…) and analysis software (Chromeleon, LabChip) 
• Knowledge of high throughput purification techniques is a plus 
• Ability to multi-task, work flexibly and efficiently in a cross-functional environment 
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
 
Top Must have Skill Sets:
• Experience with protein purification, particularly biologic molecules
• Expertise with a variety of chromatography techniques, liquid chromatography instrumentation (FPLC) and software (Unicorn, ChromLab)
• Familiarity with protein analytical techniques (HPLC, MCE, etc…) and analysis software (Chromeleon, LabChip)
 
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
• Protein purification and analysis
• Interpret and summarize data for key stakeholders
• Maintain electronic notebook records for all work performed
 
Employee Value Proposition:  This individual will have the opportunity to work on the later stage discovery therapeutics
 
Red Flags: • Lack of recent protein purification experience
 
Interview Process: 2 (Phone + In-person) Available for phone beginning 1/7.
 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.**No Third-party Vendors Please**
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Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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