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Associate Scientist (JP8447)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Scientist (JP8447)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Combination on site and remote)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Pivotal DPT 2
Duration: 2+ years (with likely extensions)
Posting Date: 4/6/21
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
This position will be a combination of working onsite and remote.  Candidate must have:
  • Experience working independently in the lab.
  • Experience performing analytical assays/testing (SEC-HPLC, CEX-HPLC, CE-SDS, HIAC).
  • Experience with data analysis.
We are currently seeking a research associate for the Drug Product Technologies group in Thousand Oaks, CA. 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.
Why is the Position Open?
Need more resources for various projects.
Supplement additional workload
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
Experience working independently in the lab
Experience performing analytical assays/testing (SEC-HPLC, CEX-HPLC, CE-SDS, HIAC)
Experience with data analysis
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Execute experiments in the lab, writing protocols and reports, perform analytical testing, contribute to the design of experiments. A successful candidate will be able to perform the tasks with minimal supervision once trained.
Basic Qualifications:
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. 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.
Employee Value Proposition:
Opportunity to make a huge impact within the company.
Red Flags:
Large gaps in employment or academic history without explanation.
Interview process:
Video Skype 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 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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