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Associate Scientist

Thousand Oaks, CA

Fully onsite - 8-5 Monday - Friday
3-5 years of experience
  • Execute timely critical reagent analytical support and characterization using liquid chromatographic and analytical methods such as RPLC-MS, native-MS, aSEC, aCEX, aHIC, calorimetry, and light scattering. Generate and process singleton and large analytical data sets for research clients. Generate reports and communicate these data and associated reports for research clients.
  • Perform protein, peptide, nucleic acid, glycan analysis and support and characterization by mass spectrometry, using RPLC-MS and RPLC-MS/MS, native-MS and other hyphenated MS analytical capabilities, aSEC, aCEX, aHIC, calorimetry, and light scattering to support the diverse early-stage pipeline.
  • Previous experience with MS and MS/MS based PTM characterization desirable. Previous experience with MS/MS based de novo sequencing desirable.
  • Previous experience with aSEC, aCEX, aHIC, calorimetry, and light scattering is desirable. Effective communication and collaboration skills are essential.
  • Previous experience working in biopharmaceutical research and/or development will be advantageous.

Basic Qualifications
  • 1+ Years w/ Relevant MS OR equivalent 3+ Years w/ Relevant BS OR equivalent Complete understanding and use of technical principles, theories, and concepts to perform a wide range of work in a role.

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:        
1) Reversed-phase protein mass spectrometry experience
2) Reversed-phase peptide tandem-mass spectrometry experience
3) aSEC, aCEX, aHIC chromatography experience
4) DSF and DSC calorimetry experience
5) SEC-MALS/QELLS light scattering experience
Must Have: #1,#2,#3
Nice to have: #3, #4, #5

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the open access RPLC-MS system, that is heavily used by research
  • Routine performance of RPLC-MS acquisition and data processing of research critical reagents and data report generation
  • Routine performance of aSEC-MALS/QELLS of research critical reagents
  • Routine performance of N-terminal sequencing of research critical reagents
  • Routine performance of calorimetry analysis (DSF/DSC) critical reagents
  • Limited and directed technology and application development efforts

Pay Rate - between $30 - $33/Hr on W2 based on experience.

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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