Associate Research Operations AFP

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 07-31-2017
Day to Day Responsibilities:            
Preparation of samples for analysis and characterization by an array of analytical techniques. Data processing and documentation in laboratory notebooks.
Ideal candidate has experience Protein, HPLC, Pipetting, preparation of samples for analysis and characterization by an array of analytical techniques.
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 liquid and lyophilized 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. 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 is desirable. Responsibilities will include detailed record keeping in electronic laboratory notebooks, analysis, and interpretation of experimental data.
Basic Qualifications
BS or MS 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. He/She should be well organized and proficient in detailed record-keeping, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and be capable of working efficiently in teams and independently.

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