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US-MidAtlantic: Assoc Scientist, Electrophoretic Methods Dev't

Basirah Nur rathbun at sedona.net
Fri Oct 4 03:41:34 EST 2002

Assoc Scientist, Electrophoretic Methods Development - Analytical
Biochemistry,  # 1008

We are seeking a BS/MS level experienced bench scientist to participate in
development, performance and validation of methods for characterization of
biopharmaceuticals.  This position will have supervisory responsibilities
and strong candidates will have already managed BS/MS people in a
pharma/biotech environment.

Job Description:
The person in this position will:
§ Design, develop and validate analytical methods for product structural
characterization with supervision.
§ Conduct experiments, identify technical problems and suggest solutions.
§ Participate in development of new Capillary Electrophoresis techniques and
adaptation of known techniques for characterization of recombinant proteins,
monoclonal antibodies, vaccines candidates or other biologic products in
§ Assist in equipment evaluation.
§ Perform specific routine electrophoretic analysis including SDS-PAGE,
Western blot, Isoelectric focusing, and Capillary Electrophoresis techniques
such as CGE, CIEF, and Carbohydrate analysis using UV/LIF detection.
§ Perform in-process testing to support the analytical needs of the process
§ Carry-out batch or lot release structural characterization assays,
stability testing, validation of SOPs.
§ Draft, read, understand and follow SOP's comply with GLP and GMP's.
§ Maintain and calibrate instruments as specified to SOP's.
§ Maintain general orderliness of electrophoresis laboratory and order
supplies as needed. § Maintain accurate lab notebooks and data capture sheet
§ Potentially provide guidance and supervision of other electrophoresis
§ Summarize data at department and group meetings.

Job Requirements:
§ Bachelors or Masters degree, or equivalent work experience, in a
scientific discipline preferred.
§ 2-5 years experience in a GLP/GMP Bioanalytical development laboratory is
a plus.
§ Experience w/Capillary Electrophoresis assay development as well as
SDS-PAGE, Isoelectric focusing, and Western blotting technologies are also

Candidate should be able to work independently and must possess strong
communication and interpersonal skills.
If you have an interest in this or other opportunities, please email your
resume as an attached file or, if necessary, mail/FAX your CV/resume to
RS&A.  All correspondence is held in strict confidence.

P.O. Box 2337
Sedona, AZ 86339-2337 * USA *
(928) 203-0074/-4328 Office  (928) 203-0075 FAX
E-mail: RSA at sedona.net

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