Associate Scientist III

  • location: Redwood City, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $39.55 per hour
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Associate Scientist III

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location: Redwood City, California
job type: Contract
salary: $35.00 - 39.55 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Perform analytical testing to support CMC development of therapeutic antibodies, antibody variants, and antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) including: UV concentration, capillary electrophoresis, icIEF, HPLC/UHPLC (SEC, IEX, RP, HIC, HILIC) and other wet lab techniques.
  • Contribute to the development of CE, icIEF, and/or HPLC/UHPLC methods to characterize biotherapeutic proteins and their associated variants and impurities. Troubleshoot instrumentation and method issues.
  • Validate and transfer QC release and stability methods to third party CMOs.
  • Author test method SOPs, method validation protocols/reports, and technical reports.
  • Present work and results in team and group meetings.

  • BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field with 6+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or MS with 3+ year's industry experience.
  • Experience with Empower software is preferred.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, create and maintain accurate and complete records, follow instructions, attention to detail.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and managing multiple concurrent assignments.
Must Haves:

  • Must possess a solid understanding of protein chemistry and biochemistry, particularly as it relates to biotherapeutic protein drug development.
  • Experience developing and performing capillary electrophoresis, icIEF, and/or HPLC/UHPLC (SEC, IEX, RP, HIC, HILIC) protein characterization assays.
  • Experience with CMC analytical development of monoclonal antibodies or related biotherapeutic proteins.
skills: HPLC, Analytical Chemistry
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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