Senior Scientist

Location
San Diego, California
Salary
DOE
Posted
Jan 24, 2018
Ref
797883| 797884
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities

Scientific/Technical

  • Experience in product recovery/clarification, chromatography, filtration, and/or high throughput screening (HTS) technologies
  • Experience in AKTA chromatography/filtration operation (and programming using Unicorn software)
  • Experience in developing purification processes for clinical and/or commercial manufacturing (cGMP operation)
  • Experience in design of experiments (DOE)
  • Participate in teams and collaborate with representatives from other functions to deliver purification processes to manufacturing

Other Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in development team meetings
  • Represents the department in various committees that address scientific and administrative initiatives
  • Applies team experiences to facilitate cohesiveness and build team spirit
  • Gives effective presentations within the department
  • Creates, generates, and presents data/conclusions at meetings
  • Other duties as assigned or required

Job Skills, Abilities and Qualiifications

  • BS in Physical, Chemical or Biological Sciences or Engineering or another applicable field
  • BS ≥ 8 years of relevant experience w/a minimum of 5 years of industry experience
  • MS ≥ 5 years of relevant experience w/a minimum of 3 years of industry experience
  • PhD ≥ 2 years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience in product recovery/clarification, chromatography, filtration, and/or high throughput screening (HTS) technologies preferred
  • Experience in kta chromatography/filtration operation (and programming using Unicorn software) preferred
  • Experience in developing purification processes for clinical and/or commercial manufacturing preferred
  • A scientific track record which may include peer reviewed publications, scientific conference participation preferred
  • Experience with the use of analytical instruments and interpreting the scientific data based upon these techniques preferred
  • Excellent documentation and scientific report-writing skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills (verbal, written, presentation) required
  • Significant experience using computers and software programs required (e.g., MS Office Suite; scientific softwares)

Demonstrated ability and experience as follows:

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented and self-directed entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all levels of employees in a team-oriented environment
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with a strong business/technical acumen
  • Digests complex information easily and communicates data back in a logical, effective and actionable manner
  • Easily builds relationships and works collaboratively with cross functional team members; external vendors; and customers alike
  • Effectively multi-tasks in order to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Other skills and abilities as required

Supplemental Experience (Plus)

  • Experience in a biosimilars/drug development/pharma/scientific-related company
  • Experience working in a start-up or fast-growing company highly preferred