Sr Associate Research Operations AFP

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 08-04-2017
Day to Day Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will perform sample preparation, testing, methods development and qualification using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to support product and process characterization activities for protein biopharmaceutical products. Activities will include the characterizing of higher order structure and aggregation attributes for drug substance and drug products, and will be applied in comparability and similarity studies, and non-routine investigations. Other duties include sample preparation, complex data analyses, generation of technical documents and technical presentations, and setting of acceptance criteria in support of process development, process/method transfers, and comparability/similarity studies. The position requires demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other scientists.

Summary:
Must be comfortable and enjoy working in lab environment. Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in Lab. Strong laboratory analytical skills, including routine testing as well as the design and execution of scientific experiments and interpretation of results. Experience developing, qualifying, and/or validating analytical methods, analyzing data, and setting acceptance criteria to support product comparability/similarity studies.

The successful candidate will perform sample preparation, testing, methods development and qualification using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to support product and process characterization activities for protein biopharmaceutical products. Activities will include the characterizing of higher order structure and aggregation attributes for drug substance and drug products, and will be applied in comparability and similarity studies, and non-routine investigations. Other duties include sample preparation, complex data analyses, generation of technical documents and technical presentations, and setting of acceptance criteria in support of process development, process/method transfers, and comparability/similarity studies. The position requires demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other scientists.

Basic Qualifications
  • M.S degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physics or related discipline, OR
  • B.S. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Physics or related discipline with 3+ years work experience in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two or more years of experience directly related to biophysical characterization in protein drug products, including the use of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for protein structure analysis.
  • Strong laboratory analytical skills, including routine testing as well as the design and execution of scientific experiments and interpretation of results.
  • Experience developing, qualifying, and/or validating analytical methods, analyzing data, and setting acceptance criteria to support product comparability/similarity studies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other scientists on multidisciplinary, cross-functional teams.

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