Associate Bio-analytical Chemist/ Biologist Position available Immediately!

rlaughlin rlaughlin at
Mon Oct 1 15:52:45 EST 2001

Associate Bio-analytical Chemist/ Biologist Position available Immediately!

This Leading Biotech and Pharmaceuticals Company has a very competitive compensation package and will pay for relocation! This opportunity is located in Indianapolis, IN


Description: The team this individual will be working in is a service group within Development supporting this leading Bio-Tech Pharmaceutical Company's drug products from early phase development to new drug product/product launch. The team will be responsible for the development of an in-vitro cell based bioassay used to determine the biological potency of bulk drug substance, drug products and related drug substances to support toxicology studies, stability studies, clinical trials and product registration. The candidate will interact with many groups throughout the company from Discovery, Statistics, Quality Control Labs to Product teams within development. 


Responsibilities: The candidate will be responsible for developing new functional cell-based in-vitro bioassays to test the biological potency of the company's drug products under development.  Will also be expected to remain current with new technology and implement this technology as appropriate.  The candidate will also be expected to serve as a coach and mentor to newer associates within the team with the possibility of supervision.


Relevant Work Experience: Strong background in biological sciences such as cell biology, immunology, biochemistry.


Pharmaceutical industrial experience (2+ years preferred).

Good written and verbal skills.

Adept at analytical problem solving.

Experience in in-vitro-cell based methods and their development.

Knowledge and experience in cell culture, cell based methods, cell biology, biochemistry.

Knowledgeable in applied statistics.

Experienced in a cGMP environment.


Technical Skills: Cell culture, cell-based methods (for example: proliferation, cytotoxicity, cellsignalling, cell cycle, etc.)- REQUIRED


Assay development experience- REQUIRED


Analytical protein techniques experience (i.e. ELISAs, western blots, Gel electrophoresis)- HELPFUL BUT NOT REQUIRED


Receptor assays (i.e. binding affinities, functional assays, cell signaling assays or relevant experience)- HELPFUL BUT NOT REQUIRED


Anti-body experience- HELPFUL BUT NOT REQUIRED



Education:  BS/BA with 2+ years academic or biotech/pharm experience or MS in the biological Sciences or Biochemistery.  This company will not consider PhD candidates for Associate positions.



To apply submit resume to:

Rick Laughlin

Direct Placement Recruiter

rlaughlin at


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