Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
Team player and ability to work independently
Ability to follow SOPs and methods
Proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel, power point)
1+ year of industry or academia experience in a lab setting with pipetting, sample prep & handling, HPLC chromatography, and protein sample analysis. Ideal Candidate: must have at least 1-year lab experience. BS (or equivalent) degree in pharmaceutics, biochemistry, chemistry, or related life sciences discipline. A strong understanding of protein biochemistry and protein structure, as well as significant experience with basic laboratory skills and biophysical techniques related to protein analysis is essential. A background in protein solution manipulation (e.g. pipetting, dialysis, concentration) and HPLC analysis is expected. Experience with visible and sub-visible particle analysis and other analytical methods (e.g. capillary electrophoresis, SEC, CEX, etc.) is desirable. Job description We are currently seeking a research associate for the Drug Product Technologies group in Thousand Oaks, CA. A fundamental understanding of protein chemistry, formulation, and biophysical characterization is desired. The successful candidate will perform experiments related to the development of formulations for therapeutic proteins, including stability testing and analytical characterization. The candidate will join a team of investigators using a variety of biochemical and biophysical techniques and will be involved in the design and execution of experiments. Responsibilities will include detailed record keeping in electronic laboratory notebooks, data collection, analysis, and interpretation of experimental data.
Basic qualifications: BS (or equivalent) degree in pharmaceutics, biochemistry, chemistry, or related life sciences discipline. A strong understanding of protein biochemistry and protein structure, as well as significant experience with basic laboratory skills and biophysical techniques related to protein analysis is essential. The applicants must be motivated, have good problem-solving skills, and an aptitude to learn and implement new techniques/skills. The candidate should be well organized and proficient in detailed record-keeping, have excellent written and oral communication skills, must be proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel, PowerPoint), and be capable of working efficiently in teams and independently.
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"