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Scientist Senior Associate, Biopharma (JP9921)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Scientist Senior Associate, Biopharma (JP9921)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract to hire
Business Unit: Oncology
Duration: 18 months  with likely extensions and/or conversion to permanent
Posting Date: 03/11/2022

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

Job Description:

Seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist (SAS) to contribute to the discovery and validation of next generation of innovative oncology therapeutics.
The SAS will be an integral member of a dynamic research team with an opportunity to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams within Amgen’s Discovery Research organization. The SAS is expected to make scientific laboratory-based contributions to the group goals, present their results in internal forums, and participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication.

Specific responsibilities include designing experimental strategy, planning and performing laboratory experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, and communicating results in team meetings.

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree OR Master’s degree and 3 years of scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Training in cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology with a background in cancer biology.  
  • A strong skillset in molecular biology techniques (e.g. qPCR, si/shRNA), biochemical assays (e.g. immunoprecipitations, western blotting) and cellular assays (e.g. cell culture, reporter assays, viability assays) is highly desirable.
  • Experience with target validation or supporting the early stages of drug discovery program.
Top Must Have Skills:
Technical skills mentioned in the description.
Motivated and willing to learn new things

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Performing laboratory experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, and communicating / documenting results.

Red Flags:
Typos and mistakes in resume
no career progression
jumping around from job to job

Interview process:
Phone interview with manager and director of department. Possibly an on-site / in person visit.

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 the other positions on our website https://3kc.catsone.com/careers/2010-General. You are welcome to also share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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