Sr. Research Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 11 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Research Associate for a global biopharmaceutical company located in Philadelphia, PA. Successful candidate will perform virology research & development activities and assay qualifications as required under supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute R&D studies planned with supervisor or technical lead.
  • Execute QP and VPs and other GMP methods. May draft QP or VP under direct supervision of supervisor or technical lead.
  • Draft test methods/RPs/SOPs with little guidance of supervisor or technical lead. Draft client protocols under supervision, as needed.
  • Participate in assay transfers to Operations. May serve as a trainer.
  • Conduct LIMS transactions as appropriate for laboratory technician level.
  • General lab housekeeping (including appropriate documentation) and ordering, inventory management, initiate work orders.
  • Execute IQOQ and author equipment SOP, as needed.
  • Responsible for REES/ELPRO monitoring and response.
  • Prepares and maintains reagents for laboratory use.
  • May be required to work holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
  • May be required to assist in other departments

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelors' degree in Biological Sciences or other science related field.
  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with gene therapy vectors and/or gene mediated cell therapy highly desirable.
  • Experience with cell-based assays and virology methods is preferred.
  • Experience with qPCR is highly desirable.
  • Experience in a cGMP environment is highly desirable.
  • Ability to accomplish the described duties through the use of appropriate laboratory equipment and computer equipment and software.
  • Ability to record data accurately and legibly.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Maya Smith at (+1) 267-405-6995 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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.