Associate Scientist - Physicochemical Development
AstraZeneca

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Posted in Pharmaceuticals


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Do you have a passion for Science? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.

About AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg, MD:

Our Gaithersburg, Maryland facility creates life-changing medicines for people around the world. This campus employs more than 3,500 experts in our field and is only a short drive from Washington, DC. This modern and vibrant scientific campus is the home of R&D and Oncology in the US. Here, we play host to some of the most cutting-edge technology and lab spaces, all designed to inspire collaboration and cross-functional science. We believe employees benefit from being challenged and inspired at work. We are dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion and collaboration.

The Gaithersburg site offers a variety of amenities to help boost productivity and help keep our employees happy and healthy. This includes a fitness center, employee healthcare clinic, electric vehicle charging stations, dry cleaning, full-service cafeteria and copy center. This is where you'll find newly-designed, activity-based work spaces to suit a variety of working styles while increasing collaboration between teams.

AstraZeneca has an opportunity for an Associate Scientist in the Physicochemical Development Group within the Analytical Sciences Department in Gaithersburg, MD.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will carry out analytical testing using Chromatography, Electrophoresis, and/or Mass Spectrometry techniques in supporting development, manufacturing, and characterization of biopharmaceutical products, such as humanized monoclonal antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates, and recombinant proteins. The candidate will make detailed experimental observations, review and analyze data, and might need to interpret experimental results, and summarize data for presentations and reports. The candidate will have opportunity to author/revise SOPs, protocols, reports and other relevant documentation.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • The candidate must have chemistry or biochemistry laboratory experience. Industry internship experience is a plus.
  • The candidate must have a background in protein chemistry and experience on at least one of the following analytical techniques: chromatography (SEC, IEC, RPLC, GC), electrophoresis (cIEF, CE-SDS) and/or mass spectrometry.
  • Great teamwork and communication skills, both verbal and written, are critical.
  • Good multi-tasking, time management and organizational skills are required.
  • The ability to follow SOPs, policies, and regulations, and to perform routine lab equipment maintenance is required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills are also necessary.

Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry

Special Skills/Abilities: Familiarity with data analysis software such as Empower, Openlab is desirable.

Job Complexity: Low to Medium

Supervision: N/A

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

So, what's next!

Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it's yours.

Where can I find out more?

Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/

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