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Research Associate III - leading biopharma

  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Salary: US$40 - US$45 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Amber Mitchell
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Expiry Date: 11 June 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -052022-470480

A leading Biopharmaceutical company are looking for a Research Associate III to join their Viral Vector team. This position is located in Santa Monica, CA, and is offered on an initial 12 month contract basis. The chosen individual will be an integral member of the downstream process development, contributing to the development, scale up and technology transfer of the viral vector production process. This position offers a highly competitive pay rate and access to overtime.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and execute process development studies to develop a thorough understanding of operating and performance parameters and identify process efficiencies to be made
  • Perform normal flow and tangential flow filtration operations, chromatographic separations, in-process analytical testing (UV spectroscopy, HPLC, gel electrophoresis, ELISA, turbidity) as required
  • Develop manufacturing processes for viral vector products and support process scale up and implementation into GMP clinical production suites

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with BS degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology or a related scientific discipline OR 2+ years of experience with MS degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology or a related scientific discipline
  • Previous experience with TFF ultrafiltration for biologics or viral vectors is required. Experience with the development of viral vector purification process trains is desired.
  • Previous experience with molecular biology and biophysical techniques (ELISA, HPLC, gel electrophoresis, PCR, particle size determination) is desired.


Please apply with your most up to date resume to be considered.

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