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Analytical Associate

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 05/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 606349 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Gene Therapies is a Center of Excellence at this company developing genetic medicines for patients with rare, life-threatening diseases. Based on our innovative approach to developing genetic medicines and our industry-leading internal manufacturing capability and expertise, we have become the Center of Excellence for their newly-created Genetic Regulation Focus Area. We are currently exploring three gene therapy modalities: gene replacement, exon skipping gene therapy, and vectorized RNA knockdown, with plans to expand our focus and geographic reach. We are based in San Francisco, with manufacturing and laboratory facilities in South San Francisco and Sanford, North Carolina.

This company is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are promoting the Focus Area Approach that is designed to identify opportunities for the continuous creation of new drugs to address diseases with high unmet medical needs by focusing on Biology and Modality. Furthermore, we are also looking beyond our foundational Rx focus to create Rx+ healthcare solutions that combine our expertise and knowledge with cutting-edge technology in different fields of external partners. Through these efforts, this company stands on the forefront of healthcare change to turn innovative science into value for patients. Our Values: Be BOLD (Find a Way) Care Deeply - for our patients, each other and our work; GSD (Get Stuff Done)
The Role

The Analytical Operations Associate will be supporting the Analytical Operations (AO) team for the execution of characterization testing, and this is a hands-on laboratory-based position located in South San Francisco. Primary Responsibilities
  • Execute characterization assays within the AO portfolio (ddPCR, ELISA, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, and others)
  • Prepare controls for assays and use statistics to determine ranges
  • Accurately report results and analyze data within current electronic lab notebook
  • Supporting AO team with their development experiments if any
  • Participate in lab management of samples and consumables
  • Accurately document assay results and analyze data
  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Relevant Science or Engineering discipline with 1-2+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience
  • Successful in operating independently and in a team function
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good documentation, data organization, and attention to detail
  • Models our Core Values: Be Bold, Care Deeply, #GetStuffDone - is experienced as someone who exemplifies the culture we want to create; operates with transparency; is trusted

May Have/Preferred
  • Prior experience with ELISA and/or ddPCR
  • Basic understanding of statistics
  • Prior experience with JMP
  • Experience in an ALCOA+ environment
  • Prior experience with Benchling or equivalent
  • Prior AAV gene therapy vector or other viral particle production experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
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