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Associate Scientist (JP7992)

Cambridge, Massachusetts · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP7992)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Employment Type: Contract
Duration 3 years
Job posting date: 10 December 2020
Note: Onsite Essential
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Transition of analytical methods from our early-stage development teams to the pivotal testing laboratory. This will include interfacing with attribute sciences team leads and early stage development teams, performing method assessment / qualification, method optimization, and formatting chromatography data software methods.
  • Performing high-sample volume testing by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Ultra High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (UHPLC), Capillary Electrophoresis (CE), and Tecan in support of Drug Substance, Drug Product, and Attribute Sciences process development teams, under prescribed timelines. Full documentation of analyses in electronic lab notebook. Performing tracking and trend analysis of method performance.
  • Hand-off/transfer of testing to our Rapid Analytics teams.
  • Evaluation of novel platform methodologies to improve testing efficiencies in the Process Analytics and Rapid Analytics teams.
  • Performing HPLC/UHPLC and CE method qualification studies to support transfer of methods to pivotal Quality Control teams.
  • Perform forced degradation studies to support product characterization, understanding of product stability and evaluation of product comparability.
  • Closely collaborate with partner organizations during commercial process development, process characterization and process validation studies to support marketing applications.

    Basic Qualifications
    Master’s degree and 2 years of Scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Scientific experience

    Preferred Qualifications
  •  Good general biochemistry laboratory skills
  • Expertise in chromatography including HPLC, UPLC, and CE
  • Experience performing mass spectrometry
  • Background with compendial methods testing, such as Karl Fischer, Color/Clarity, and UV/VIS spectroscopy.
  • Strong desire to learn and interest in science.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in method development and experience with method technology transfer.
  • Background in chromatography data software (Waters Empower®, Thermo Chromeleon®) and/or automation software (Tecan®)
  • Understanding of phase appropriate GMP compliance and documentation.
  • Well-organized; ability to multitask, effectively plan and follow through on complex projects, and to work both independently and in teams

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Background with compendial methods testing, such as Karl Fischer, Color/Clarity, and UV/VIS spectroscopy.
  • Expertise in chromatography including HPLC, UPLC, and CE.
  • LC/MS Experience.
  • Well-organized; ability to multitask, effectively plan and follow through on complex projects, and to work both independently and in teams.
 
Employee Value Proposition:
Fast paced high performing team. Will be able to gain new skills.
 
 
Red Flags:
No candidates with a degree higher than a masters
 
Interview Process:
Initial video 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 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.
 
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 

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