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Associate Scientist
Ref No.: 18-14703
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Our client, a leading Biopharmaceutical company is looking for an Associate Scientist. This is for an initial duration of 12 months and is located in Cambridge, MA
Top Skill Sets:
  • Experience in protein biochemistry
  • Proficiency in operating HPLCs and UPLCs including working knowledge of Chromeleon/Empower/Chemstation for HPLC/UPLC analysis
  • Experience with Electronic lab notebook

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Support formulation and process development of protein drug candidates
  • Apply fundamental protein chemistry principles to identifying and resolving issues related to protein formulation and process development
  • Study coordination and sample management
  • Contemporaneously record all data in electronic lab notebook format
  • Communication of findings in oral presentations and written reports
  • Lab operations, including instrument management and troubleshooting

The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Experience in protein formulation and stability studies
  • Experience with drug product process development for biologics
  • Proficiency in operating and troubleshooting HPLCs and UPLCs
  • Working knowledge of Chromeleon for HPLC analysis
  • Working knowledge of Empower for UPLC analysis
  • Experience in subvisible particle assays (HIAC, MFI) a plus
  • Experience with capillary electrophoresis (CE) a plus
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and follow procedures is critical
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills, multi-tasking, and ability to elevate relevant issues to project or supervisory lead
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external clients
  • Ability to learn new techniques and concepts independently and by recruiting the expertise of others
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Basic Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. or B.A. with 2 years' experience OR
  • M.S. with 0-2 years' experience in analytical chemistry or biochemistry, and degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or Life Sciences with a pharmaceutical, vaccine, or biotechnology background.
  • Biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred.
Qualified candidates please send your word format updated resume at the earliest to  Thank You.