Associate Scientist I / Associate Scientist II, Analytical Sciences - (Gaithersburg, MD)
If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.
MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease. As an Associate Scientist I/Associate Scientist II in Gaithersburg, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.
We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.
MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
You will be expected to perform routine tests (BioAnalyser, GX, HPLC, GC, CGE, Total protein and compendia assays), develop and optimize biological product derived purity, impurity and excipient assays, support technology transfer to GMP and/or FMC Labs and g enerate/revise/review SOP, technique protocol and reports.
• Associate Scientist I: Bachelors of Science Degree with five to eight years of experience or a Masters of Science Degree with two to five years of experience
•Associate Scientist II: Bachelors of Science Degree with eight to ten years of experience or a Masters of Science Degree with five to eight years of experience
•Experience working with monoclonal antibody and developing related purity, impurity and excipient assays.
•Experience in HPLC, GC, and CGE area.
•Experience writing SOP and technique reports
•The ability to make detailed observations, analyze data, and interpret results in an independent manner.
•Excellent oral communication skills, good time management and outstanding multi-tasking abilities, and a fast-paced team-centered setting.
•Experience in supervising lab operation
•Experience with HPLC, GC and CGE assay development and optimization in Biologicals and/or Vaccine division.
•Experience working in Biopharmaceutical Company
•Excellent writing and oral communication skills
•Good time management and outstanding multi-tasking abilities
Next Steps – Apply today!
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