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Scientist Senior Associate (JP7909)

South San Francisco, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Scientist Senior Associate (JP7909)
Location: South San Francisco, CA. (Onsite Essential)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: PKDM ASF4
Duration: 7+ months (with likely extensions)
Posting Date: 11/11/20
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Scientist Senior Associate for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
* Candidate working on site - strictly lab based - admin hours
* Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of experience within Pharma or Biotech
* Must have experience with Protein Immunoassays
* Bio-analyst, Pharmacokinetics (ideal) & Drug Metabolism Group
The Department of Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism (PKDM) seeks an Associate-level Scientist to support the discovery and development of safe and effective medicines by elucidating the ADME and PK/PD properties of novel therapeutic drug candidates. The position will require the design and implementation of bioanalytical immunoassays to quantitate protein antibody therapeutics in plasma, tissues, and other biological matrices from preclinical animal studies to support client’s pipelines. The position demands a detail-oriented scientist to perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision. Additionally, timely communication of PK results to project team representatives working within a highly collaborative pre-clinical research environment is essential to the candidate’s success.
A degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry or equivalent is desired. Additional experience working in Biopharmaceutical research will be considered favorably.
Why is the Position Open?
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Bioanalytical (UV/vis, ELISA; MSD & Gyros platforms, Luminex, Quanterix, etc.).
  • Data analysis and digital archiving (e.g. standard curve preparation & concentration determination, Microsoft Office, GraphPad Prism, Watson LMS, ELN).
  • Protein biochemistry, cell biology.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will work within the Large Molecule ADME & Immunoassays sub-groups. Day to day duties include immunoassay design/optimization to support pre-clinical PKPD study sample analysis needs, with an emphasis on quantitation of therapeutic proteins in plasma, serum, and complex matrices; cell culture, including cell-based activity assay.
Employee Value Proposition:
Highly innovative group who is essential supporting pre clinical drug discovery
Red Flags:
Lack of top 3 must have skills, not able to work on site within hours.
Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview
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/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team

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