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Research Associate II

  • Location: Oceanside
  • $ Salary: US$35.00 - US$40.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Yasmin Sweeney
  • Duration: 6-months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 28 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -052023-479496

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Job Description

A leading Biopharma company are actively seeking a motivated, team-oriented individual with scientific expertise in process development as well as pre-clinical and clinical operations related to recombinant proteins to fill their Research Associate II opportunity. This is an initial 6-month contract role with opportunity to extend/ convert to FTE. This is an on-site role based out of Oceanside, CA and the salary ranges between $35-40/hour depending on experience.

This successful candidate will be working in the Biologics Development Operations Department. Working Hours: Mon-Fri business hours. Some flexibility on start time; core hours are covered by the whole team.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Requires a BS (2+ years of experience) or MS (0+ years) in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry or a related scientific discipline and relevant experience that demonstrates experience in purification process development.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and technical) and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Demonstrates ability to recognize anomalous and inconsistent results and interpret experimental outcomes.
  • The successful candidate will have a working understanding of downstream process development and scale up including centrifugation, normal flow filtration, chromatography operations, tangential flow filtration, and virus inactivation/removal. The ability to demonstrate hands on experience in several of these areas is expected.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Hands-on execution of all aspects of purification process development, process scale up and GMP manufacturing support.
  • Ability to work with increasing independence in the initiation and execution of laboratory experimentation.
  • Willingness to proactively seeking out senior personnel to define goals, design experiments, discuss results and suggest next steps.