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Biologics / Protein Scientist- Analytical Method Development
Ref No.: 18-38104
Location: Kenilworth, New Jersey
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:
Education:
• MS/BS in analytical sciences, biochemistry, immunology or related biological sciences
• MS in the above disciples with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience, OR
• BS with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.

Required: • Experience with ELISA, qPCR, glycan analysis, chromatographic techniques
(SEC, RP, IEX, etc.) • Experience with analytical method development and transfer to CRO or GMP labs.
• Good working knowledge and lab skills for working with protein or biologics samples.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills with proficiency in MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
• Excellent organization to multi-task and manage multiple projects. Team work oriented and committed to working in a collaborative manner across functional areas / in matrix organization 

Responsibilities: 
The candidate will support routine analytical testing activities (e.g. in-process testing) for multiple biologics programs. Upon completion of initial training on test methods, he/she is expected to perform testing procedures and data analysis independently and efficiently, and deliver test results/summary to customers and project teams in a timely manner. Also, the candidate is expected to participate in additional analytical activities such as assay qualification, if needed. In addition, the candidate should be able to coordinate and communicate effectively with other team members in group settings.

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


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