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Associate Scientist (JP8374)

Thousand Oaks, ca · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP8374)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 3.18.21
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.
Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • B.S. or M.S. with 0–2-year experience with degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutics, Life Science, or related scientific background.
  • Pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience preferred.
  • Skill in HPLC method and data analysis is essential.
  • Experience in formulation development and/or solid-state characterization is a plus.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Prepare formulations and perform dose analysis to support nonclinical pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and toxicological studies.
  • Design and conduct experiments for formulation development and molecule assessment including solubility, stability and solid-state characterization per guidelines and instructions from project representatives.
  • Analyze data, maintain timely documentation (i.e., electronic notebooks), and contribute to technical reports and presentations in a matrixed team environment.
  • Participate in lab housekeeping, maintain lab equipment and supplies, and comply with lab safety guidelines.
  • May work occasionally on flexible schedule, i.e., starting early morning or finishing late evening, depending on the project need.

    The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Proficiency in liquid chromatography and common laboratory techniques (i.e., pH, microscopy).
  • A fundamental understanding of drug formulation and physicochemical characterization.
  • Attention to detail, adaptability to new techniques and multi-tasks, ability to solve problem and meet deadline, and effectiveness to work independently and as a team member.
  • Strong computer skills in instrumentation and data processing in a client-server environment
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills.
 Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with project representative to arrange the formulation request and preparation.
  • Communicate with formulation requestor to deliver the formulation.
  • HPLC analysis to conduct stability and dose analysis work plus some characterization work to support formulation development.
 Employee Value Proposition:
  • Cross functioning team
  • Diverse background training
  • Exposure to large biotech company
Interview Process:
Phone interview and if move forward, expect 2-3 hrs virtual 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.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team

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