Research Associate II/III, Formulations and Drug Product Sciences

Location
Bothell, Washington State (US)
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
Apr 22, 2018
Closes
Jun 22, 2018
Education
MD, MD / PHD
Career Fair Category
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Research Associate II/III, Formulations and Drug Product Sciences

Summary:

The Formulation Group at Seattle Genetics is seeking a Research Associate to participate in the development of lyophilized and liquid formulations for our antibody and antibody drug conjugate programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct experiments and analyze results leading to the development of robust formulations for antibody and antibody drug conjugate (ADC) drug substances and drug products
  • Execute studies including pre-formulation characterization, liquid and lyophilized formulation development, stability studies, shipping and handling studies, evaluation of material for use in toxicology and clinical settings
  • Process data and present findings to relevant parties
  • Contribute to or author technical reports
  • Assume responsibility for more sophisticated lab equipment as SME

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, biological sciences or a related discipline
  • 0-2 years (MS) or 2+ years (BS) of protein formulation or analytical experience in the academic setting or biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to function as a team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong data and time management skills with attention to details
  • Strong desire to achieve team and individual goals
  • Some hands-on experience with chromatographic (e.g. SEC, RP, CEX) and electrophoretic (e.g. CE-SDS, icIEF) techniques and other analytical methods
  • Some practical experience with protein chemistry, degradation and stabilization mechanisms
  • Experience working in GMP/GLP environment a plus
  • Experience with protein biophysical characterization techniques a plus

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

To apply for this position, please visit www.seattlegenetics.com/careers

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