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Associate Scientist, Biopharma (JP9942)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist, Biopharma (JP9942)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  
Cell and Gene Therapy
Job posting date: 3/25/2022
Duration: 6 Months with likely extension of conversion to FTE

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

Job Description:

Bachelors' degree & 2 YOE

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:
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Skills: degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry ; experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Mammalian cell culture and transfection experience with aseptic skills,
  • Column chromatography
  • Viral vector experience is plus
  • Detail oriented personnel
  • MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Work

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • 60-70% of time will be laboratory-based work
  • 30-40% of time will be spent for record keeping, data analysis, designing exp, problem solving

Employee Value Proposition:
Growth/ opportunity

Red Flags:

No mammalian cell culture experience

Interview Process:
Phone and in person interviews. In-person interview can be a virtual interview.

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 www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. 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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