Thousand Oaks, California

15 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Associate
Duration: 12 Months
Location Thousand Oaks, CA 91320


Ideal candidate:
Minimum of bachelors, open to seeing fresh graduates.
Academic experience is fine.
electronic notebook records of experimental data great communicator, organized.
• Strong analytical lab skills and technical knowledge of proteins and peptides
• Strong organization skills and acute attention to details
• Proficient using HPLC and UHPLC. Experience with capillary electrophoresis is a plus
• Ability to follow established protocols and procedures, and ability to develop new or revise existing protocols and procedures as needed
• Strong computer and scientific skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external clients, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
• Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

To perform experiments, organize data and analyze results under minimal supervision.
With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data and/or Ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.

Responsibilities include:
Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision
Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data
ffectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary
Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review
Engages coworkers in scientific discussions
Communicates data and interpretation to work group
Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data
Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques
Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties
Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents
Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees ? May train staff and/or supervise others
Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task
Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments; Skills: ; degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry ; experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment

Basic Qualifications:
0+ Years w/ Relevant BS OR equivalent 2+ Years w/ Relevant AS OR equivalent 4+ Years w/ HS Foundational knowledge of technical principles, theories, and concepts to perform routine work in a role

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
Protein - Background for protein chemistry (chemical modifications, proteins sequence) analytical technologies for Proteins separations technologies for proteins.
Analytical Chemistry

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Work closely with ASTLs;
Help with daily lab work;
Maintain electronic notebook records of experimental data, participation in authoring of technical protocols and reports, and presentation of results in internal meetings.

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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $21.00/hr.

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