Associate Scientist Analytical Development

US$35 - US$40 per hour
  1. Contract
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. United States
Gaithersburg, USA
Posting date: 11 Jun 2024

Associate Scientist Analytical Development - Contract - Gaithersburg, MD

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and innovative Associate Scientist to join an Analytical Development team. This is a temporary contract position based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Primary Responsibilities:

This role focuses mainly on Protein Biochemistry. The ideal candidate will have a background in sample testing and product characterization, with a focus on electrophoretic technologies. Familiarity with PCR-based assays will be considered an advantage.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Degree in analytical science, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field.
  • Proven ability to critically analyze data using statistical tools and to compile and review technical reports.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to define priorities and processes.
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) is preferred.
  • Excellent record-keeping abilities to adequately record, analyze, and document analytical data generated in support of regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding of statistical tools and knowledge of DOE (Design of Experiments) and QbD (Quality by Design) principles is a plus.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills.

The Associate Scientist Analytical Development's responsibilities will be:

  • Conduct in-process sample testing using SDS-PAGE densitometry, Western Blot, pH, and Total Protein via A280 to support process development and stability studies of nanoparticle vaccines.
  • Analyze gel image data using Image Lab and document in-process testing data.
  • Optimize and troubleshoot SDS-PAGE and Western Blot assays.
  • Participate in the qualification of in-process assays.
  • Present sample testing data at internal meetings.
  • Analyze results and methods, solve analytical problems, troubleshoot assays and meet experimental expectations for analytics.
  • Maintain effective communication within Analytical Development and cross-functional teams.
  • Present scientific findings at internal and external meetings, if applicable.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Parker Jensen at (+1) 267-297-3376 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.