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Associate – (JP9362)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Laboratory/Scientific – (JP9362)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Pre Pivotal DP LM and Delivery Technologies
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions and/or conversion to permanent)
Posting Date: 10/25/2021


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

Job Description:
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. 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 is desirable. Responsibilities will include detailed record keeping in electronic laboratory notebooks, analysis, and interpretation of experimental data.

1+ year of industry (ideally) or academia in a lab setting with Pipetting, Sample prep & handling, HPLC Chromatography, Protein sample analysis (ideal).  The ideal candidate must have at least 1-year lab experience. BS 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 is desirable.

Why is the Position Open?
Planned project/increasing workload.

Top Must Have Skills:
  • HPLC.
  • Pipetting.
  • Protein sample analysis.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
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.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS 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, and be capable of working efficiently in teams and independently.

Employee Value Proposition:
The chance to gain valuable hands-on work experience from an industry leader, as well as a possible extension.

Red Flags:
No experience in hplc/chromatography.

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.
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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