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Research Associate, Scientific Biopharma (JP9877)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Research Associate, Scientific Biopharma (JP9877)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract

Business unit: Pivotal DPT
Duration: 3 Years possible conversion to FTE
Job posting date: 2/25/2022
Hybrid remote and onsite at this time, potentially all onsite in the future – must be local.

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

Job Summary:

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.

Basic Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelors degree in the Life Sciences, Engineering, or a related field, with 2-5 years of relevant laboratory experience.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Laboratory experience with benchwork and analytical testing
  • Documentation and communication skills
  • Teamwork, independent work (hybrid remote and onsite at this time, potentially all onsite in the future

Day-to-day Responsibilities:
  • 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 stability 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

Employee Value Proposition:
Career growth and opportunity

Red Flags:
PhD would be overqualified
No industry experience / lab experience
Job hopping

Interview Process:
First round: Phone screen with hiring manager; Second round: WebEx video interviews with 3-5 team members 

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to recruiting@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 https://3kc.catsone.com/careers/2010-General. 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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