Research Associate - Formulation Development

Job description

Interested in breaking into biotech drug development? Integrity Bio is a great place to take your university lab experience and learn cutting edge industry skills.

Integrity Bio, Inc. specializes in biologics formulation development and drug product manufacturing. We have formulated over 200 biologics including vaccines, antibodies, proteins, and peptides for more than 150 firms. Integrity Bio specializes in hard-to-formulate products in liquid and lyophilized forms.

We are located in Camarillo and Thousand Oaks California, the center of a highly concentrated cluster of 10,000 biotech professionals. Demand for our research services increased by 30% in the past year, driving continued expansion and need for great people.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Research Associate I or II in Research and Development . Job Description and Duties:

  • Assemble study designs, perform laboratory experiments, organize data, and analyze results under minimal supervision.
  • Set up and perform HPLC, as well as other assays, to characterize protein and peptide molecules.
  • Analyzes, records, and reports the results and conclusions for laboratory experiments. Summarizes and interprets data.
  • Designs protocols and procedures with supervisor.
  • Participates and contributes at group and project meetings as required.
  • Attends and presents at internal and consumer conferences as required.
  • Provide guidance and support to other research associates and lab technicians.
  • The candidate will work well independently and with different functional groups.
  • The candidate should also be open to learn new laboratory techniques and work under the guidance of experienced researchers.
  • The successful research associate will also have the proven ability to manage, multitask and maintain flexibility to changes in a given study.
  • Knowledge of good documentation practices and keeping laboratory notebooks up to date with operations performed in the lab

Requirements

Qualifications: We are seeking an individual that is pro-active, goal-orientated, and possesses strong organizational and documentation skills. Good interpersonal and proven communication skills, both written and oral, are required. The ideal research associate will possess a Bachelor's degree in biochemistry, analytical chemistry, biological sciences, or related and have 1-5 years of pharmaceutical / biotech laboratory experience.

Experience: Having a working knowledge of various analytical and laboratory techniques such as HPLC, spectrophotometry and SDS-PAGE are highly desired. Familiarity with pH analysis, gel electrophoresis, UV/Vis analysis, and various wet chemistry techniques. Understanding of DSC, lyophilization, and Karl Fisher analysis is a definite plus. Experience with Word, Excel and Power Point is required. No relocation assistance will be provided.