Associate Scientist

Thousand Oaks, California 91320 | Contract

Post Date: 02/20/2018 Job ID: 3907 Industry: Biotech

Ideal candidate:
  • 2 years’ experience previous laboratory experience in working with proteins is a must
  • Experience with analyzing proteins using HPLC/UPLC
  • Other biophysical techniques- rCE, DLS etc. is preferred


Job Details:
  • 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.


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 at developing systems to ensure quality data
  • 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, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents
  • Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees
  • May train staff and/or supervise others
  • Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task
  • Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments


  • Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry
  • Experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment
  • Previous experience with HPLC/UPLC systems is strongly preferred
  • Limited experience with other analytical techniques will also be considered
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