Scientist\/Sr. Scientist, Analytics and Formulations

San Diego, CA, United States
Dec 22, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking a Scientist/Senior Scientist, Analytics & Formulations, to join our team in La Jolla. This is a hands-on position with responsibility for the analysis of antibody oligonucleotide conjugates (AOCs) as well as for development and optimization of AOC formulations. The ideal candidate will have experience in pharmaceutical sciences, ideally including antibodies and nucleic acid therapeutics. The candidate is expected to be a strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and can communicate and collaborate in a fast-paced interdisciplinary environment.

  • Development and implementation of both routine and novel assays for the characterization of AOCs as well as antibodies and oligonucleotides
    • Optimization and exploration of formulation conditions for antibodies and AOCs
    • Assay development for novel targets as well as to answer mechanistic questions
    • Preparation and communication of research results in both oral and written formats

  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, bioengineering, or similar with hands-on laboratory experience
    • Thorough knowledge of plate- and HPLC- based characterization assays for biologics
    • Previous experience in biotech/pharma is desirable
    • Proven ability to conduct self-directed research, and to work effectively in a dynamic environment with a diverse team of co-workers
    • Solid written and oral communication skills, enthusiasm, integrity, self-motivation, strong interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are necessary