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Scientist, Biophysics and Structure (JP7932)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Scientist, Biophysics and Structure (JP7932)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Onsite Essential)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Biophysics and Structure
Duration: 12 months with likely extension 
Posting Date: 12/08/2020
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Scientist for a consulting engagement with our  client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Ideal candidate:
  • PHD, Master in Biochemistry or Physics
  • STEM experience is a plus
  • SPR experience is a plus
  • Experience in assay development, validation, and qualification is a plus
  • Must have: 2+ years of analytical lab based experience, must have assay experience, follow analytical protocols, must have wet lab experience with examples
Job Description:
The Discovery Attribute Sciences is seeking a creative and self-motivated Scientist who will provide binding analysis to support therapeutic development.

The successful candidate is expected to communicate with project team leaders, develop and execute experimental protocols, coordinate technical activities, develop ideas leading to new experimentation, write reports, and present results at team meetings.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Broad knowledge in protein chemistry, biophysics, and extensive experience in binding analysis using label free technologies, such as Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) spectroscopy, calorimetry, and other advanced analytical methods for both large and small molecule applications.
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Pharmacology, Analytical/Physical Chemistry, Physics, or Engineering
  • 2+ years training in a related field
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical and laboratory working skills, excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as strong problem-solving ability
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in assay development, validation, and qualification are highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, ingenuity and a strong ability to adapt to changes and be multi-task.
Why is the Position Open?
Additional workload.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Math and analytical skills
  • Meticulous in setting up experiments, good lab practices
  • Can follow SOP and communicate experiment steps and results
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Sample prep and perform quantitative analysis using instruments, especially Surface Plasmon Resonance
Employee Value Proposition:
Highly visible technology in drug discovery business, exposure to evolving knowledge and advancements.
Red Flags:
No wet lab experience
Interview process:
Phone & Video
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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