Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Immunology, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Santa Monica, USA
Posting date: 18 Jun 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist with a pharmaceutical company located in Santa Monica, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct multicolor flow cytometry experiments to enable routine and non-routine analysis of cellular products
  • Perform flow cytometry based analytical method development and qualification to enable product characterization of autologous T cell therapies
  • Conduct experiments by rigorously implementing approved protocols and following good documentation practices
  • Execute and document cell culture and passaging and banking activities as required
  • Plan and execute assigned experiments that support routine development activities
    and project goals
  • Systematically record data and analyze the results of laboratory operations to ensure compliance to appropriate test methods, specifications, and protocols
  • Participate in analytical method transfer activities to clinical and commercial QC
  • Participate in meetings, present data, provide expertise in areas of responsibility and analyze and prepare data for sharing
  • Operate and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation that is used routinely in execution of assays
  • Support testing as needed to enable process development, innovation and investigations
  • Ensure that departmental work areas are maintained per 5S guidelines

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology or related discipline with 8+ years of industry experience, or advanced degree (MS) in relevant discipline with 6+ years of industry experience or Master's with 4+ years of industry experience
  • Experience with multi-color flow cytometry technology and associated instrumentation
  • Knowledge and experience in flow cytometry data analysis using FACSDiva, FlowJo and other relevant softwares
  • Experience in cell sorting is a plus
  • Knowledge of mammalian cell culture including primary T cells
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, data analysis software (e.g. Prism, JMP) and other applications
  • Ability to think critically and demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description
  • Experience and aptitude in working in a multidisciplinary laboratory environment with moderate supervision
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Dominic Santoro at 215-531-5280.

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.