(job) Scientist - Reagents Development - San Francisco

Khristine Anderson khristine at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 25 13:18:20 EST 2002

A client of mine in San Francisco is seeking a Scientist/Reagents
Development. They are a a small, but growing integrated systems solutions
provider whose technology platform is expected to provide many new and
useful tools for drug discovery researchers and scientists all over the
world. Their first product has been released, and its reception in the
customer community has been very positive.

Description: This position is responsible for directing and executing
product development projects for reagents and cell-based assays, in a team
environment. Accountable for all aspects of reagent product development from
feasibility through to transfer to manufacturing. Primary responsibility for
the productization of feasible reagents and assays, including assay
development and validation, QC test development, manufacturing process
development, documentation writing, defining and security reagent product
packaging and labeling, initial batch manufacturing, technology transfer
training of manufacturing personnel. Must be able to exercise technical
judgment in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments.
Participates in developing patent applications, scientific presentations,
and contributions to journals. May require interaction with collaborators
and customers.

Qualifications: Requires advanced degree in biology, chemistry,
biochemistry, immunology or related field, combined with minimum 5 years
experience with cell-based assay and reagents product development. Excellent
written and oral communication skills are required, as well as technical
knowledge of immunoassays, tissue culture and cell analysis methods such as
flow cytometry, microscopy and image analysis. Knowledge of protein
conjugation chemistry, immunology, and analytical methods such a flourier or
spectroscopy highly desired. Experience with quality control and statistical
analysis desired. Experience working on product development of regulated
diagnostic or therapeutic products or experience with GLP/GMP preferred.

What do you think?  If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity,
please forward to workwonders at earthlink.net:

-your resume in word or text format
-your salary requirement
-your work authorization information (permanent resident, landed immigrant,
H1B visa, etc)
-any relocation considerations (i.e. own a home, etc.)

If you aren't interested or feel you are not qualified, do you know anyone
who would be interested? We do offer generous referral fees.

Thanks for your time and have a great day!

Khristine Anderson
khristine at earthlink.net

"Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a
thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."

*William Jennings Bryan


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