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Scientist III, R&D, Biochemistry

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist III for an opening in West Hills, CA.

Working within the Biochemistry group on new product feasibility in antibody detection, development, data analysis, internal and regulatory (i.e. FDA) verification & validation studies, assay technology transfer, training, troubleshooting, and improving the existing antibody detection related products, reagents, and processes.

Working with other scientists on assay development (solid phase bead platform, Luminex based assays, and point of care/lateral flow assays) Identifying and testing the variables of an experiment for troubleshooting and product feasibility. Using scientific writing techniques to write test plans, executing testing, formatting data, and writing reports – internal and external facing documents. Setting up and working with the Luminex, flow cytometer, Biodot dispenser and other related instruments. Troubleshooting problematic reagents and procedures. Using process improvement tools to write, modify and improve existing standard operating procedures (SOPs) Documenting and collaborating on newly developed protocols and procedures. Analyzing data using internal software (Panda, HLA fusion), Microsoft Excel, macros and other related software. Communicating data and concepts to a scientific community using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Maintaining a clean and organized lab area – experience with 5S principles, updating inventory, maintaining equipment, and documenting calibration/maintenance

3 years of post-graduate or equivalent independent research/industry experience. Experience running immunoassays, protein purification, ELISA, Flow Cytometry, Luminex Instruments, multiplex assays, lateral flow assays, and point of care tests. Experience with submitting products for regulatory clearance (510(k), CE-IVD, etc.) Experience with product and assay development. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities. Knowledge and ability to perform pipetting, molarity calculations, dilution calculations, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Must have a positive attitude, good communication skills, reliability, problem-solving skills, integrity and be organized. Ability to work independently, in a group setting, and with direct supervision. Must be able to see the big picture and create direction for projects with a given goal. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time in the lab or in front of a computer (50% at the bench; 50% at a computer) This position must be able to interact professionally and collaboratively with members of other departments including the research staff, Quality Assurance (QA), Regulatory Affairs (RA), Quality Control (QC), manufacturing, shipping, ordering, Project Management Office (PMO), and all others

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in organ transplantation, biotechnology, biomarker detection, immunology, molecular biology or related, fields/industries.

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in the Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Immunology Sciences with 3-5 years industry experience.

Accredited Master’s degree preferred, in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Immunology Sciences.


Job Number: 193269
Job Location: West Hills, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 10 mos
Input Date: 09/09/2021
Attention: Tyler Harrell
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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