201094 - Formulation Scientist
Industry
SCI
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
Carlsbad
State
CA
Rate
$43.25 to $48.00 DOE
Duration
12 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Formulation Scientist for a contract opportunity in Carlsbad, CA.

This position is 100% onsite.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Design and execute studies to synthesize and optimize LNP formulations for nucleic acid delivery for progression to the LNP candidate selection stage.
o Screen lipids/lipid libraries to identify lead LNP candidates.
o Manage external collaborations and outsourced work as needed.
o Presenting data and reports on project status at individual and group meetings.
o Working in close interaction with internal partners in cell biology and chemistry departments to ensure smooth flow of information and data
o Executing the plans according to agreed timelines.

REQUIREMENTS:
o Prior experience with lipid-peptide and/or lipid-antibody conjugates and/or LNP-based nucleic acid delivery systems.
o Strong track record of scientific contributions including peer reviewed first-author publications, patent applications, and/or presentations at major national meetings is preferred
o Ability to be a team player, multitask and work on multiple projects at once, and excel in a collaborative work environment.
o Excellent communication and presentation skills

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
o Prior industry or postdoctoral experience with LNP formulation technologies.
o Background and experience in extra-hepatic RNA delivery is preferred.
o Experience in lab-scale preparation of LNPs using microfluidics in preferred.
o Proficient skills in analytical characterization of LNPs.
o Prior experience in immune cell cultures and transfection technologies is preferred.
o Prior experience with advanced analytical software (JMP) is desirable.

EDUCATION:
Accredited PhD degree in a synthetic organic, medicinal chemistry, physical chemistry or related scientific field is required.

SHIFT:
Full-Time


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

Contact
Kevin Suk
ksuk@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x230 or (800) 927-9318 x230

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.