186970 - Scientist III
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
West Hills
State
CA
Rate
Up to $33.74 DOE
Duration
5 mos
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist III for an opening in West Hills, CA.

SUMMARY:
The candidate is expected to have a spectrum of technical working knowledge in characterization of antibody-antigen interactions, molecular typing, protein expression and purification, mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, and cell line generation with scientific rigor in a regulatory environment. Experiences in assay development using label-free systems such as Bio-Layer Interferometry (BLI) and Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) are highly desired. Skills in instrumentation, automation and software applications are additional assets.

RESPONSIBLIITIES:
To serve as a technical lead to adopt technologies of industry standards in the field of transplant diagnostics, particularly Ab detection and molecular typing products for Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) and non-HLA antigens. To employ a strong repertoire of scientific techniques and knowledge in monitoring biomolecular interactions and assay development based on Bio-Layer Interferometry (BLI) or Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR), and other biophysical and biochemical techniques such as HPLC, chromatography, immunoassays, electrophoresis, protein quantitation, etc. To learn DNA-based molecular typing techniques such as Sequence Specific Oligonucleotide (SSO), Sequence Based Typing (SBT) and Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS). To teach and develop the other scientists in the group, and lead a culture of innovation and Practical Process Improvement (PPI). To use a strong understanding of statistics to rationally interpret experiment results. To work closely with different departments in cross-functional projects such as process development, troubleshooting, and technology transfer. To assist the management of lab operations and perform lab duties including 1) instrument maintenance, calibration, and qualification, 2) ordering and maintaining lab supplies, and 3) supporting Cell Biology functions in general. To participate in project planning and execution, generating reports, and presenting findings in group and R&D meetings. Perform all activities in compliance with GDP/GLP/GMP, regulatory and company safety policies.

REQUIREMENTS:
Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Ability to perform multi-tasks and manage priorities to meet company goals. Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills. Flexibility and adaptability in working in a highly dynamic and demanding environment.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Genetics or a related discipline in biological sciences with at least 7 years of relevant experience in an academic or industrial laboratory post-graduation.
OR Accredited Master’s degree in related field with at least 5 years of experience in an academic or industrial laboratory post-graduation.
OR Accredited Doctorate degree with at least 1 year of experience in an academic or industrial laboratory post-graduation.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time
Shift: M-F, 8:30am-5pm

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.