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Associate Scientist (JP9224)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP9224)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 3 years
Job posting date: 10/4/2021
Note: Candidate will be working on site & remote (Avg 2-3 times per week onsite)

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.

Job Summary:
  • Bachelor’s degree in the Life Sciences, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 1 -5 years of relevant laboratory experience (industry preferred)
  • This position involves an understanding and utilization of various analytical methods to support formulation and process development of protein therapeutics.
  • The candidate will plan and perform laboratory experiments, collect, and analyze data, and maintain both laboratory notebooks and computer data files.
  • This position requires the timely documentation, presentation, and discussion of scientific results in an interactive team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Due to the fast paced and data intensive environment, the successful candidate will need to be proactive, highly organized, and capable of multi-tasking.
  • The successful candidate will be able to work harmoniously as part of a team but will also be capable of working independently. Good computer skills are required.

    Responsibilities may include:
  • Perform analytical techniques in a lab: HPLC/UPLC (analytical chromatography), sub-visible particle analysis by HIAC and MFI, pH, UV-Vis measurements, osmolality, moisture content determination, viscosity, density, etc.
  • Assist in design and execution of formulation and process development studies.
  • Collect and document study details and results in lab notebook
  • Author protocols and reports
  • Adhere to company safety and training compliance requirements
  • Training of other staff

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Experience with lab work, data collection and analysis, and reporting of results.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Proactive, highly organized, capable of multi-tasking, independent and teamwork.
  • HPLC experience a bonus but not required

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Lab-based study execution
  • Lab-based data collection (analytical testing) and subsequent data analysis
  • Data documentation, protocol/report authoring and reviewing
  • Presentation of data at meetings

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will have exposure to a wide variety of formulation and process development study of large molecules and proteins. You will have direct hands-on experience with 10+ analytical assays.

Red Flags:
No PhD required, no lab experience, short durations of previous positions.

Interview Process:
Phone screen by hiring manager, followed by virtual interviews with group members for 2-3 final candidates.

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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