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Sr Associate Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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  • Perform testing and data review for HPLC/UPLC (high and ultra-high liquid chromatography), titer, CEX (cation exchange), AEX (anion exchange), Glycan Mapping and HILIC (hydrophilic interaction), CE (capillary electrophoresis), Reduced CE and Non-Reduced CE. 
  • Operate high-throughput, robotics sample handling and/or auto-sampler systems to manage samples through purification and testing. 
  • Obtain assignment and follow scientific direction of client staff, flag issues and seek guidance appropriately 
  • Generate complete accurate and concise documentation and reports using electronic systems and electronic laboratory notebook 
  • Perform general laboratory housekeeping activities 
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures 
  • Interact with multiple functional areas in a highly matrixed-team environment, which may include Manufacturing, Process Development, IS, Facilities, Engineering, and Quality Control. 


  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Life Sciences or related technical discipline.
  • Proficient executing analytical test methods in one or more of the following areas: 
  • HPLC/UPLC (high and ultra-high liquid chromatography), titer, ATOLL purification using TECAN robot and plate reader, CE (capillary electrophoresis), CEX (cation exchange), AEX (anion exchange) HILIC (hydrophilic interaction) testing and Glycan Mapping. 
  • Familiarity with Chromeleon, EMPOWER, and 32 Karat software is a plus 
  • Knowledge with Mass Spectrometry is a plus 
  • Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations, compliance issues and/or scientific discovery 
  • Strong computer and scientific skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
  • Experience with operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and instrumentation related to analytical testing. 
  • Strong organizational, communication and time management skills 
  • Ability to address client questions independently with sound scientific judgments on the work they reported to the clients 
  • Ability to learn new techniques, multi-task and handle a fast-pace, dynamic work environment with a positive attitude 
  • Demonstrate independence and produce quality results under minimal direction 
  • Ability to engage coworkers in scientific discussions, communicates data and interpretation to work group

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