Associate Scientist

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 06-09-2017
Day to Day Responsibilities:     
Day to day responsibilities include the following but not limited to: Analyzing formulation stability samples using various different methods/assays (HIAC, MFI, Visual inspection, HPLC/UPLC, CE, Viscosity, Moisture content etc). Data analysis using Microsoft office (Excel) and other software. Data capture in Amgen approved Electronic lab notebooks.

Summary:
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.

Ideal Candidate would have 0-3 years exp. or would be open to recent grads with degree in Biology, Biochemistry or experience in a Bio-pharmaceutical working environment. Excellent communication skills and proficient with Microsoft word, excel and power point. Must have great communication skills, experience with lab instruments, Analyzing formulation stability samples using various different methods/assays.

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 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. Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety. May train staff. 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 experience in a Bio-pharmaceutical working environment. Excellent communication skills and proficient with Microsoft word, excel and power point.

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