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Staff Scientist, Biologics Analytical Science

Takeda Pharmaceutical

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Location:
San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
7/18/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
1701124
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biology, Scientist,

Job Description


Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Staff Scientist, Biologics Analytical Sciencein ourSan Diegooffice.

OBJECTIVES:
This position provides scientific and technical support to the Immuno-Biologics group by way of analytical/formulation development activities including the following:
•   Method design and development with strong emphasis on mass spec (intact mass, peptide mapping, quantitative assays)
•   Appropriate assay selection
•   Product stability, product and process characterization, and other analyses
•   Method characterization and qualification as required
•   Formulation development activities

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
•   Actively drives selection, development and implementation and validation of protein analytical methods, especially in single domain antibody space.
•   Develops and performs appropriate analytical methods (e.g. SEC-MALS, IEF, MS, DSC, etc.)
•   Designs and conducts experiments, analyzes and interprets data
•   Provides creative solutions to analytical and formulation challenges (especially in oral GI-restricted space)
•   Utilizes statistical methods to design, assess performance, and characterize analytical methods and formulation development
•   Provides guidance and training to other Biologics group members
•   Contributes to project teams as a functional expert
•   Participates in technology transfer operations to CROs and CMOs, as appropriate
•   Develops and contributes to company’s intellectual property domain by ways of patents and/or publications
•   Creates reports and presentations to communicate experimental information to supervisor, other department colleagues, or other appropriate interested parties, clearly, frequently, and in a well-thought out manner
•   Stays abreast of current relevant scientific and technical literature and industry trends

Requirements


EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
•   Ph.D. in life sciences with Post Doc, OR
•   MS in life science with minimum 10+ years of relevant experience and distinguished publication record, OR
•   BS in life science with minimum 12+ years of relevant experience and distinguished publication record
•   Demonstrated knowledge and experience with biologics analytical development required
•   Experience with multiple biologic modalities is a plus (e.g. single domain antibodies, Fabs, scFvs, peptides)
•   Experience developing and performing protein assays (in vitro pharmacological experience is a plus).  
•   Knowledge and understanding of the application of statistical principles and statistical software in experimental design and data analysis preferred
•   Has demonstrated independent thought/creativity in science and technical proficiency
•   Excellent communication and multitasking skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
•   Ability to work in a laboratory environment; standing, bending, walking, lifting 20 lbs
•   Working in cold room (4°C)
•   Exposure to hazardous/toxic/dangerous chemicals

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
•   Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required.
•   Requires approximately 5% travel.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
•   401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
•   Tuition reimbursement
•   Company match of charitable contributions
•   Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
•   Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
•   Community Outreach Programs

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Learn more at takedajobs.com.

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