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Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
Berkeley, CA 94701
Kelly Services is currently seeking an experienced Senior Associate Scientist to join a Drug Product Manufacturing Sciences and Technology (DP MSAT) department of a leading company located in Berkeley, CA. The position will support process characterization and analytical testing to support process improvement projects or studies for deviations related to commercial biologics drug product manufacturing


The DP MSAT department provides scientific and technical expertise in support of the commercial drug product manufacturing process. This position will involve reporting to the Lead Engineer to support process characterization and analytical testing in the MSAT laboratory.


+ Performs process characterization and analytical testing in the MSAT laboratory.

+ Performs experiments with minimal supervision

+ Writes protocols, conducts testing and summarizes in report

+ Process characterization includes assessment of drug product primary containers for biologics (vials, syringes), and small-scale drug product equipment (lyophilizers, filtration, mixing, filling)

+ Analytical testing includes testing with HPLCs, ICP-Mass Spectrometry, Capillary electrophoresis, UV-Vis, pH meters

+ Maintain detailed laboratory notebook (electronic)


+ BS or MS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering or Bio Engineering

+ Skill & Competency Requirements:

+ Good proficiency in GLP

+ Good competency and experience working with HPLCs (Agilent ChemStation), spectrophotometers (Softmax Pro) and other analytical equipment for protein characterization

+ Good oral and written communication skills

+ High attention to details and excellent organizational and laboratory skills required

+ Ability to analyze data using Excel and statistical software (JMP).

+ Ability to troubleshoot instrument problems with little or no assistance and provide assistance to others.

+ Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to optimize efficiency

+ Ability to pick up new skills quickly with moderate guidance on experimental design


+ Prior experience in ICP-OES or ICP-MS

+ Prior experience with protein characterization techniques (SDS-PAGE, ELISA, DLS)

+ Prior experience with programming automated liquid handling instruments

+ Familiarity with lyophilization

Apply today for immediate consideration!

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-09

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