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Associate Scientist - (JP9431)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:   Associate Scientist - (JP9431)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Product and Reagent Attributes
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions and/or conversion to permanent)
Posting Date: 11/10/2021


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

Job Description:
To perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision. With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data and/or ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.  Responsibilities include:
 
  • Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties.
  • Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents.
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees.
  • May train staff and/or supervise others.
  • Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task.
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments.

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must Have Skills:
  • Excel and word processing.
  • Pipetting efficiently and accurately.
  • HPLC basic understanding and experience.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.
  • Plans, conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data.
  • Upon training, able to effectively trouble-shoot equipment and experimental issues.
  • Maintain stock of lab consumable.
  • Maintain lab equipment and facilitate preventive or corrective maintenance.
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety.
  • Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision.
  • Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data.
  • Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary.
  • Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review.
  • Engages coworkers in scientific discussions.
  • Communicates data and interpretation to work group.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors' degree & 2 YOE outside of classroom setting.
  • Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data.
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques.
  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry.
  • Experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment.

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will have to opportunity to learn advanced techniques outside of HPLC Mass spectrometry.

Red Flags:
Short durations at multiple positions (4 months or less).

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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