Biochemistry Technologist Job Description Sample
Essential functions include planning and prioritizing resource allocation in Upper Merion Biopharm quality control biochemistry laboratory to meet testing requirements for product release and stability programs. Oversee the operation of QC Biochemistry area which includes bioassay, separations and immunoassay testing areas. Responsible for training quality control analysts, transferring assays from the development group, qualifying and validating new assays and implementing assays to be used for quality control purposes to support manufacturing and marketing of the product. Other functions: conduct laboratory investigations related to product testing, compile reports in support of product filings with the regulatory agencies. Review and release of test results, and ensure full cGMP compliance in the laboratory operations. Prepare documents (IND, BLA and MAA) to support regulatory filing.
Responsible for training quality control analysts, transfer assays from development group, qualify and validate new assays and implement assays to be used for quality control purposes to support manufacturing and commercial products.
Work directly with other QC groups to ensure timelines are met for release, technical transfers, stability and in-process testing.
Conduct laboratory investigations related to product testing.
Compile reports in support of product filings with the regulatory agency.
Review and release of test results.
Ensure group compliance with laws, regulations, guidelines, procedures and practices governing bioassay QC testing, including departmental and corporate standard operating procedures and safety procedures
Ensure technical and professional growth of QC analysts, encouraging excellence and continuous improvement in their performance
Collaborate and work effectively within the Quality Control groups as well as other departments.
Represent the quality control department and departmental functions on company projects/committees. Review, update regulatory documents (IND, EOP2, IMPD), as required.
Good statistical analysis, analytical and trouble shooting skills and effective multi-tasking skills.
Must have excellent technical writing skills and high attention to detail
Knowledge in cGMP, CFR and other regulations in order to assure laboratory compliance.
Able to seek additional tasks or non-routine functions and accomplish them with minimal supervision.
Overcome conflicts with priorities; consult supervisor regarding major conflicts.
Have knowledge of cell-based or analytical assays performed in a cGMP environment.
Have knowledge of assay transfer, validation and implementation.
Enthusiasm to identify and evaluate new assays and new technology in improving proficiency in laboratory operations. Exceptional OE skills.
Strong organizational skills in record keeping, data analysis, and strong computer skills.
Good verbal and written communication ability and team oriented with strong interpersonal skills.
Have ability to plan budget for the group
Why You?Basic qualifications:
- B.S. with 12+ years, M.S. with 10+ years or PhD, with 6+ years industrial experience in biopharmaceutical industry, in Biology, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry or a related field, particularly in the area of assessing product activities of biological products
- 5+ years of supervisory and managerial experience.
- 6+ years of supervisory and managerial experience
Why GSK? Because GSK's BioPharm business vision is to leverage its experience and technical capabilities to launch, supply, and manage Biopharmaceutical products around the world. It will fulfill GSK's Mission to Do More, Feel Better, and Live Longer by living its values: Integrity: Always doing the right thing; Commitment to the Patient: Making the Patient the #1 Priority; Customer Service: Commit to delivering on promises to internal & external customers; Compliance – Being accountable for quality and safety.
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Program & Laboratory Manager, School Of Medicine, Biochemistry (5683/C1618)
Reporting directly to the Program Director of the Biomedical Laboratory & Clinical Sciences (BLCS) Program, this position will be responsible for overseeing and organizing the everyday activities of the programs teaching laboratories and core laboratory course offerings. He/she will be responsible for assisting the Program Director in developing and implementing a robust laboratory science curriculum. The Program & Laboratory Manager will also serve as a resource and mentor to BLCS undergraduates seeking to advance their laboratory skill in the biomedical research field.
The ideal candidate strongly values and appreciates the role of academic rigor and hands-on laboratory research experience in the training of undergraduate students in the biomedical sciences. The successful candidate will have extensive research experience, a strong teaching background, excellent leadership and managerial skills, judgment, integrity, flexibility, and creativity, as well as a positive and collaborative attitude.
Masters Degree, PhD preferred; Three to five years relevant experience; Broad knowledge of biomedical research disciplines and ability to communicate effectively with undergraduate students about scientific research; Professionalism, strong administrative skills and attention to detail; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Enthusiasm for teaching and creating educational curriculum for science majors; Efficiency in time management, organization, accuracy, especially in preparing and verifying important documents. Some evening hours are necessary.
A cover letter is required. Responsibilities and Duties: Manage BSL2 teaching laboratories Assist in coordinating research practicum (externship) projects/activities Teach basic science laboratory courses Plan laboratory activities in basic research & diagnostic laboratory techniques Assist with and supervise various research projects.
Maintain inventory of laboratory equipment and tools. Stay current with the latest developments in lab techniques and technologies. Skill
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to students and faculty.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills to review and analyze complex information are desired. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be able to adjust to individual needs of students, staff, and faculty. Must be familiar with evaluating the program outcome measurements and managements of the data.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Research And Teaching Fellow In Biochemistry
UNC Asheville, the designated public liberal arts institution of the University of North Carolina system, invites applicants for a position as a Teaching and Research Fellow in Biochemistry. This position is designed for individuals who hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a related field and intend to pursue academic careers at primarily undergraduate institutions.
Responsibilities of this position include mentoring undergraduate students in research projects, teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in chemistry and/or biology, and performing research and laboratory managerial tasks in support of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Ryan Steed. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic about undergraduate education with classroom and/or laboratory teaching experience, and are highly motivated researchers capable of leading a project and training undergraduates in designing and performing experiments, collecting and interpreting data, troubleshooting and solving problems in the lab, preparing publications, and presenting results at conferences.
Candidates receiving strongest consideration will demonstrate enthusiasm for undergraduate education and the capability of working with a multidisciplinary team of faculty and undergraduates to further its research goals. This position is expected to last 12 months with a one-year renewal option. The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in biochemistry or related field by August 1, 2018.
Senior Principal Scientist, Biochemistry
Janssen Research and Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson and Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Principal Scientist, Biochemistry to be located in Spring House, PA.
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.
The new Lead Discovery team is a critical part of the Discovery Sciences organization in Janssen R&D and is committed to the delivery of high quality chemical leads needed for the generation of small molecule clinical compounds in all five Janssen Therapeutic Area discovery teams. This mission requires deep scientific expertise in a number of disciplines including chemistry, cellular pharmacology, and screening technologies coupled with an ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners.
The Screening department within Lead Discovery is growing with both new positions and capital investment. The department is responsible for the delivery of small-molecule qualified hits for the initiation of hit-to-lead programs within the Therapeutic Areas. Major activities include assay development, screening, and pharmacological profiling. The Screening Team collaborates closely with Janssen Therapeutic Areas and functional teams, the Innovation Centers, and external collaborators in academia and industry. We seek individuals with a strong ability to connect key stake holders for the delivery of goals and objectives, fostering an environment of collaboration, collegiality and positive communication, and who show superior performance in the context of a multidisciplinary, geographically disperse team.
The Senior Principal Scientist will:
Lead the design and implementation of screening strategies that reflect the pharmacology to be modulated in subsequent hit-to-lead discovery programs.
Provide scientific leadership to a team that develops biochemical assays that are suitable for automated high-throughput screening.
Provide scientific leadership to a team that develops biophysical assays that are suitable for fragment screening and hit triage.
Provide mentoring and career development leadership to direct reports and to others within the department as appropriate.
Collaborate across multiple therapeutic and functional areas in the US, Europe and Asia.
Develop innovative approaches to screening and hit triage.
Attend in-house seminars and external scientific meetings as appropriate.
Manage external collaborations.
Publish research in high-quality journals as appropriate.
PhD in biochemistry, biophysics, pharmacology or related areas is required
Postdoctoral experience is preferred
At least 12 years of industry experience in biochemical assay development in an HTS or in vitro pharmacology group is required
Expertise with biochemical methods using such as FP, HTRF, luminescence and SPA is preferred
Expertise with biophysical using biochemical methods such as SPR is preferred.
Fragment screening experience is preferred
Hit triage experience is preferred
8 years people management experience (supervising, coaching, mentoring) is required
Publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals are required
Expertise in cardiovascular, immunology, infectious diseases, neuroscience or oncology therapeutic areas is preferred
Experience working with and guiding external collaborators in industry or academia is preferred
Travel up to 10% may be required.
Chair, Department Of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
I. RECRUITMENT PLAN
Posting Number: F001174 Academic Title:
Chair, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine Rank: Professor, Associate Professor Administrative Title:
Chair, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine Discipline Basic Sciences Specialty:
Contract Type: With Tenure, Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 01/01/2018 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) invites applications for the chair of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine position(https://smhs.gwu.edu/biochemistry/).
Research in the Department focuses on cancer biology and many faculty are affiliated with the recently established George Washington Cancer Center (http://smhs.gwu.edu/cancercenter/). The Center brings together the resources of the University, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW University Hospital to expand current research efforts in the fight against cancer and to position our institution as the premier cancer care provider in the Washington, D.C. area. Other areas of faculty research include applied bioinformatics, computational genomics, autism, and cellular and molecular biochemical studies of cardiomyopathy and hepatobiology.
Research-active faculty participate in the School's interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in the biomedical sciences. Department faculty also teach in the Physician Assistant and M.D. programs and in the department's M.S. program.
The Department is currently home to 14 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and 12 faculty members with research appointments.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The Chair's responsibilities include:
- maintaining an active, externally-funded research program;
- providing management and leadership to the department;
- overseeing the McCormick Genomics and Proteomics Center, a genomic research center funded by endowment that supports research at the interface of computational genomics and laboratory-based experimentation;
- participating in and coordinating the educational programs of the department by managing faculty involvement in the biochemistry components of the curriculum for the M.D. and Physician Assistant programs and the departmental M.S. program in Bioinformatics and Molecular Biochemistry; and
- engaging in service to the School and University.
The successful candidate will be an internationally-recognized scientist with a Ph.D. in an appropriate field and/or a M.D. degree and an outstanding record of extramurally funded research. Candidates should also possess a background and experience that has prepared them to lead the department in fulfilling its research agenda and educational responsibilities.
Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, please complete an online faculty application, upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter, and provide the names of professional references. Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
Department Link: https://smhs.gwu.edu/biochemistry/ Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled:
Yes Background Screening Successful completion of a background screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Biochemistry
The Hampton University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry invites nominations and applications for two full-time Biochemistry positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on experience beginning Fall of 2018.
Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton. It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers three baccalaureate degree tracks: the traditional B.S. in Chemistry; a B.S. in Chemistry with a concentration in Forensic Chemistry; and a B.S. in Biochemistry.
The successful candidates' assignments will be primarily in the Biochemistry track. All three tracks are certified by the American Chemical Society. The Department also offers a terminal Master's degree in Chemistry, and a Master in Teaching Chemistry.
Duties and Responsibilities
A cohesive research agenda will be expected, along with a full understanding of the curriculum. The successful candidate has the ability to reach the hearts and minds of the students through successful teaching methods.
A transcript of the terminal degree (doctorate) is required. The successful candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry.
The candidate must also have a distinguished scholarly record demonstrated by documented evidence of accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. Other desirable qualifications include a history of external funding, and a publication record. Salary is commensurate with rank and experience.
How to Apply
Research Assistant, Biochemistry
At Codexis, we are creating sustainable chemicals, pharmaceutical processes, and renewable ingredients that make industry more efficient, productive and profitable. Industrial biotechnology from Codexis reengineers enzymes and microorganisms – nature's catalysts – and puts them to work to solve real global challenges for the world's largest companies.
Research Assistant, Biochemistry
Codexis seeks a highly motivated Research Assistant to join the Biochemistry Department.
We are looking for an entry level Research Assistant interested in analytical method development and protein biochemistry. Successful candidates will be part of an interdisciplinary, dynamic and enthusiastic protein engineering team responsible for implementing Codexis' core technologies and delivering commercially-relevant and highly-evolved proteins.
Assist in developing relevant enzyme assays in HTP format
Execute HTP screens to evaluate enzyme performance under application-relevant conditions
Grow cultures, express proteins, and test enzyme activity in high throughput and in larger scales
Analyze HTP samples in HPLC, UV-Vis Spectrophotometry, GC, LC-MS, or GC-MS to identify and quantify small-molecule products
Manage large data sets and communicate results to a multidisciplinary team
Maintain a safe and efficient work place, follow safe lab practices and organize lab environment, order chemicals and stock consumables
Keep diligent records and write reports and SOPs
BS Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, or related field
College biochemistry/chemistry internship desirable
Knowledge and interest in protein biochemistry and enzymology
Knowledge of recombinant expression in bacteria. Familiarity with additional expression systems is desirable
Good grasp of chemical principles and comfort with the use of organic chemicals.
Desire to learn analytical techniques
Familiarity/ interest in learning to operate lab automation equipment (i.e.Biomek, Tecan and/or other liquid handling systems)
Ability to prioritize responsibilities, multi-task and remain flexible with changing needs
Basic computer skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
Excellent documentation, organization and record keeping skills
The position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including paid company holidays, paid time off, health benefits, 401k match, and much more. For more information about our plans for the future, and to be considered for this career opportunity, please visit www.codexis.com.
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Instructor, I2 Renewable, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Instructor, Renewal Contract
The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama seeks an instructor for a 9-month non-tenure track position. The appointment will be on a three-year renewable contract, subject to annual review, with opportunities for teaching additional courses during summer semesters.
The successful applicant will teach a lecture class in Biochemistry, as well as Biochemistry and Molecular Biology lab courses labs. In addition the position includes an expectation of participation in academic advising of Biology majors. Applicants must hold a minimum of an M.S. degree in Biology or related disciplines and have at least 3 years of teaching experience.
Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing their qualifications for the position, including teaching and advising experience, a cv, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals and the names and contact information of 3 references.
Applicants should upload their materials to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu.
Applications from women and members of traditionally under-represented groups in Biology are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. For more information about our department, please visit us at https://bsc.ua.edu/.
Postdoctoral Fellow/Microbiology, Immunology And Biochemistry
APostdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Department of Microbiology,Immunology and Biochemistry at The University of Tennessee Health ScienceCenter in Dr. Ying Kong's lab. We are looking for a highly motivated, recentlygraduated PhD in Microbiology, Immunology or related area to studybacteria-host interactions and bacterial pathogenesis. Currently, the focus ofthe lab is to investigate Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis.
A PhD in Microbiology, Immunology, or related area
Strong background and experience in microbiology, molecular biology and cell biology, such as recombinant DNA techniques (cloning, mutagenesis, etc), RT-PCR, DNA and RNA sequencing, protein works, and maintaining and infecting cells.
Experience with animal models and/or working in BSL-3 laboratory are preferred.
Salary willbe commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoralresearch fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package (http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php). Locatedin Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, musicand cuisine, the University of Tennessee HealthScience Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic healthcenters in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training.UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/Vinstitution in the provision of its education and employment programs andservices.
Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Biochemistry
The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry.
Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine
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The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry. Located in the heart of Appalachia, KYCOM provides an osteopathic medical education in a student-centered setting that emphasizes primary care, encourages research and promotes lifelong scholarly activity. In keeping with our mission, our graduates are committed to serving the healthcare needs of rural communities in Eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian region.
Teaching various Biochemistry courses for KYCOM and KYCO, including but not limited to preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
Responsible for teaching osteopathic research and service in Biochemistry and Nutrition.
Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
Serves on appointed committees.
Research and other scholarly activities.
Provide counseling and guidance for the students.
Perform other duties as directed by the Dean.
Earned PhD in Biochemistry or a closely related field.
Requires previous research and academic experience, preferably involving medical education.
Strong desire to teach.
Excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills, along with an ability to work with faculty from other disciplines.
The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.
Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.
The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.
For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.
Department:College of Osteopathic MedicineEmployment Type:Full-TimePosition Type:Faculty
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