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Pharmaceutical Scientist: Assays and Cell Cultures
Ref No.: 18-30180
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance
*1 year contract position with additional opportunity based upon performance and continued business need*

The company:

Our client is a global healthcare company. The Company offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services and Alliances. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment includes human health pharmaceutical and vaccine products marketed either directly by the Company or through joint ventures. Human health pharmaceutical products consist of therapeutic and preventive agents, generally sold by prescription, for the treatment of human disorders. The Company sells its human health pharmaceutical products primarily to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed healthcare providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and other institutions. Vaccine products consist of preventive pediatric, adolescent and adult vaccines, primarily administered at physician offices.


Qualifications:
A BS degree or equivalent in microbiology or a related field is required. A minimal 1 year hands-on experience in cell culture and cell based assay (such as viral plaque assays) in academic or biopharmaceutical industry settings is also required. The successful candidate should show ability to work independently, follow procedures precisely, and generate analytical data consistently. Good communication skills are required. 

Responsibilities: 
Looking for a highly motivated individual who will support the analytical testing for vaccine development. This involves the chemical labeling of biological samples, cell based assay performance, and data analysis. This individual needs to ensure that the analytical results are of high quality and all work is documented in a clear, concise and timely manner. This individual will perform assay qualification and robustness experiments as needed. 

Pay Rate: $30.00 per hour
Drug and background screenings required


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