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Associate Scientist (JP8263)

Thousand Oaks, ca · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP8263)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Business Unit: Biologics
Rate: $24-28/Hr 
Job posting date:  2/16/21

Note: Remote until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Must be on site M-F when the site re opens. Onsite Essential
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary:
  • Bachelors' degree & 2 YOE
  • To perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision. With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data and/or Ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.
Responsibilities include:
  • Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.
  • Plans, monitors, or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data.
  • Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications, as necessary.
  • Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review.
  • Engages coworkers in scientific discussions.
  • Communicates data and interpretation to work group.
  • Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data.
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques.
  • Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties.
  • Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents.
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees.
  • May train staff and/or supervise others.
  • Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task.
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments.
  • Skills: degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry ; experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Mammalian expression, such as host cell culture, transient transfection, stable cell line generation;
  • Preferred: Protein expression analysis, such as SDS-PAGE, Western blotting; Molecular biology such as DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, RT-PCR, qRT-PCR.
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Produce large molecule therapeutics from early-stage screening through material supply in manufacturability assessments along with pre-clinical studies.
  • Develop technologies to optimize large molecule therapeutics expression.
Employee Value Proposition:
This group is focused on mammalian cell culture. A person in this role will gain skill in this are
Red Flags:
Not available to start by the end of March.
Limited hands-on experience.
Not able to work in a team.
Interview Process:
Phone interview with me followed by online interview with manager and some colleagues. Manager can start interview any time.
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.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team

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