Scientist I, Biologics

Location
Newark, California
Posted
Oct 19, 2020
Discipline
Science/R&D
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This laboratory-based position will lead multiple projects to support the development of therapeutics products including new product exploration and method development.  The candidate will lead research projects to support early-stage product development. This is a great opportunity to work with cross-functional technical development teams and experience late-development and commercial stages

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead multiple projects including experimental planning, design experiment and data analysis.
  • Design and perform experiment to understand factors affect skin quality and support protein characterization (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISA, etc.).
  • Assist assay development and perform routine tests to support other group activities.
  • Mentor and aid junior team members.
  • Ownership of the writing of development reports and test methods.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related fields with 0-2 years working experience in protein chemistry and immunology

EXPERIENCE

  • >2 years’ experience in immunology
  • >2 years’ experience in protein chemistry
  • >2 years’ skin model/ skin epithelial cell culture experience is a preferred
  • >1 year in animal skin model experience is a plus 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proven in-depth knowledge of immunology and inflammation is a must.
  • Familiar with mammalian cell culture, immunochemistry is a must
  • Proficient in basic protein characterization skills (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISA, etc.)
  • Experience in human skin model is preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge in protein chemistry is a plus
  • Experience in neuroscience is a plus.
  • Knowledge in biostatistics is a plus.
  • Excellent troubleshooting ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in a team-oriented environment are required. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team, handle multiple projects, demonstrate initiative and accountability, and strong attention to detail. 
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills are required.

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