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Associate Scientist, Biopharma (DNA/qPCR) - (JP10090)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist, Biopharma (DNA/qPCR) - (JP10090)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  
Biologics Optimization
Job posting date: 4/18/2022
Duration: 12 Months with likely extension of conversion to FTE

Note: Onsite 3 days per week.

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

Ideal Candidate - Experience with qPCR assays is required. Familiarity with method development, method qualification, nucleic acid sample preparation, electronic notebooks, and cGMP requirements are desired. BS or MS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, or Analytical Chemistry; experience in a biopharmaceutical working environment.

This individual will perform quantitative polymerase chain reaction assays and other analytical tests to measure process-related impurities in samples undergoing purification process development and communicate results to internal clients. Job responsibilities include sample testing, method execution, operation of PCR instrumentation, troubleshooting, data analysis, documentation of results, and report data verification. ELISA experience is a plus. Familiarity with method development, method qualification, electronic notebooks, and cGMP requirements are desired. Candidate should be highly organized and motivated, have strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to multi-task, and collaborate and work in teams. BS or MS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering or Analytical Chemistry; experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment.


Top Must have Skill Sets:
DNA extraction, qPCR, general lab skills

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
qPCR experiments, review of lab notebooks, report data verification, trending data collection

Employee Value Proposition:
Great team environment and the opportunity to work in biologics and with a purity group

Red Flags:
No qPCR experience, no lab experience, no lab notebook experience

Interview Process:
Initial phone screen, then video interview with team

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.

 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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