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Associate Scientist (JP8329)

Thousand Oaks, ca · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP8329)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 3 years
Job posting date: 3.15.2021
Note: 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:
We are currently seeking a research associate for the Drug Product Technologies group in Thousand Oaks, CA.
  • 1+ year of industry or academia experience in a lab setting with pipetting, sample prep & handling, HPLC chromatography, and protein sample analysis.
  • Ideal Candidate: must have at least 1-year lab experience.
  • BS (or equivalent) degree in pharmaceutics, biochemistry, chemistry, or related life sciences discipline.
  • A strong understanding of protein biochemistry and protein structure, as well as significant experience with basic laboratory skills and biophysical techniques related to protein analysis is essential.
  • A background in protein solution manipulation (e.g., pipetting, dialysis, concentration) and HPLC analysis is expected.
  • Experience with visible and sub-visible particle analysis and other analytical methods (e.g., capillary electrophoresis, SEC, CEX, etc.) is desirable.  
  • A fundamental understanding of protein chemistry, formulation, and biophysical characterization is desired.
  • The successful candidate will perform experiments related to the development of formulations for therapeutic proteins, including stability testing and analytical characterization.
  • The candidate will join a team of investigators using a variety of biochemical and biophysical techniques and will be involved in the design and execution of experiments.
  • Responsibilities will include detailed record keeping in electronic laboratory notebooks, data collection, analysis, and interpretation of experimental data.
    The applicants must be motivated, have good problem-solving skills, and an aptitude to learn and implement new techniques/skills.
  • The candidate should be well organized and proficient in detailed record-keeping, have excellent written and oral communication skills, must be proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel, PowerPoint), and be capable of working efficiently in teams and independently.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Team player and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to follow SOPs and methods.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel, power point)
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
Perform stability and analytical assays, data integration and electronic data capture.
Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role with learn lab technology skills need to be in a lab setting. These skills are valuable.
Red Flags:
  • No basic lab experience.
  • Not familiar with Microsoft
  • to work in a team setting
Interview Process:
  • Video conference all with Manager (1/2 hour) first round
  • Video conference call with team (1 - 3 hours) second round (technical and soft skills)
  • Manager to send out invite for interviews. 
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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