Research Associate II - Contract (analytical development)

Research Associate II

Seeking a motivated temporary Research Associate II to support the development of analytical methods for Adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy products. In this role, the candidate will follow SOPs; perform, troubleshoot, and help optimization of the analytical methods to support a variety of Sangamos therapeutic programs. The ideal candidate will have a fundamental understanding of developing analytical methods that are used for characterization of manufacturing of biologics.

  • Play a major role in development of assays and testing for supporting process development under the general supervision.
  • Assist in development and optimization of Client analytical methods for the characterization of AAV-based drug products.
  • Work with senior level scientist to ensure required documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific project plans.
  • Contribute to routine laboratory organization of samples and reagents and maintenance of lab equipment.
  • BS in a Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent. MS preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Proven laboratory experience with bioassay including cell culture techniques, potency assay, molecular biology techniques including and not limited to real-time qPCR and droplet digital PCR.
  • Familiarity with analytical biochemistry and protein-based assays.
  • Previous experience in a gene therapy-based drug development and regulated environment is a plus.
  • Ability to execute experiments independently, troubleshoot molecular techniques and evaluate data of moderate complexity.
  • Detail-oriented, organized with ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated ability to document procedures and results and keep accurate detailed records.
  • Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • An understanding of USP/ICH guidelines for analytical method development, qualification/validation is strong plus.
  • Proficient in standard computer skills, familiarity with data analysis and Statistical analysis software is a plus
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Details

Job Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane, CA
Job ID: 21-10198
Date Updated: September 17, 2021