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Scientist (Analytical Development - Separations)

Kelly Services
Vancouver, WA 98661
**Kelly Services is recruiting for a Direct Hire opportunity located in Vancouver, Washington for a Senior Scientist (Analytical Development - Separations).** Must work on-site. Relocation assistance is available. This is a non-GMP facility.


**Senior Scientist must have Method Development experience with protein separation (large molecules). Must be willing to perform laboratory functions (approximately 20%).**


Senior Scientist is needed to join an Analytical Development team to play a significant role in analytical method development and characterization of therapeutic proteins. Senior Scientist will explore new and innovative technologies, oversee the routine instrument operation and maintenance, and train and mentor junior personnel and personnel from other teams. The responsibilities of this role will utilize interpersonal and strong written and verbal communication skills for multi-disciplinary collaboration with the other internal teams. Senior Scientist must bring a passion for scientific innovation, excellent technical skills, and execute responsibilities with high attention to detail and a sense of urgency. Senior Scientist must thrive in a team dynamic, high-performance culture.


**Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist (Analytical Development - Separations) includes:**


+ Develop and execute laboratory tasks to support the development, optimization, and sample analysis of complex biologics by various chromatographic and electrophoretic separations techniques such as LC (e.g. LC-UV, SEC, IEX, etc.) and CE-SDS, including associated sample preparation techniques (e.g. desalting, sample concentration, protein denaturation or oxidation, etc.).

+ Operation, maintenance, and installation of sophisticated chromatography instrumentation (e.g. HPLC, CE, etc.)

+ Write and review formal reports, including method SOPs, reports, and other technical documents

+ Evaluate data for trends indicative of product performance, method performance, and/or analyst performance and present internally to team members and senior management

+ Evaluate new technologies and platforms

+ Use of software packages such as LIMS, ELNs (electronic lab notebooks), EMPOWER, JMP, etc.

+ Lead, mentor, and inspire junior team members

+ Support internal technical teams, including R&D, fermentation and purification process development teams

+ Maintain accurate documentation of all work in laboratory notebooks


**Qualifications of the Senior Scientist includes:**


+ PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related scientific discipline degree with 0 - 2 years of industry or post-doc experience, or Master's with equivalent experience

+ Proven experience in method development, testing, and qualifications/ validations

+ Comprehensive hands-on knowledge of protein analytics and characterization, including LC (e.g. LC-UV, SEC, IEX, etc.) and CE-SDS

+ Experience in relevant sample preparation techniques including desalting, buffer exchange, proteolytic digestion, deglycosylation, reduction, alkylation, etc.

+ Experience in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of associated instrumentation

+ Ability to design and execute experiments; review and interpret data

+ Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

+ Experience in using software packages such as LIMS, ELNs (electronic lab notebooks), EMPOWER, SoftMax Pro, JMP, etc., is preferred

+ Previous experience with automation and high-throughput screening preferred

+ Previous experience in the analysis of ADCs is a plus


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-05-30 Expires: 2022-06-30

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