Assay Analyst I/II, Process Sciences

Redwood City, CA 94063

Posted: 04/23/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17421

Job Description



Assay Analyst I/II, Process Sciences

Position Summary

This position reports into our PD Engineer.  This individual will be a key member of the Process Sciences team, performing in-process testing of study samples.  

What You’ ll Do
  • Performs in-process testing of study samples; works with cell culture and viral samples.
  • Assists in standardizing techniques and/or procedures.
  • Records methods, data and interpretation in a complete, accurate and clear format on controlled forms or in a laboratory notebook.
  • Performs analysis and interpretation of test results, identifies deviations, participates in the investigation of unexpected or failed results generally with supervisory input.
  • Manage inventory of starting material and in-process study samples, such as -80° C freezers, and keep track of samples analyzed within PD, submitted to Assay Development, or outside vendors.
  • Assists in maintaining analytical laboratory equipment.
  • May assist in assay development testing samples to support process development.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed

About You
  • Relevant scientific degree with minimum 2-4 years of experience in a bio-pharma analytical laboratory.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical techniques such as qPCR, immunoblotting, and cell-based assays.
  • Background in molecular biology and Quality Control is desired.
  • Proficient in general and non-routine laboratory skills including aseptic technique, pipetting, and dilution calculations to prepare reagents.
  • Requires some knowledge of GLP and/or GMP standards, and the ability to apply compliance principles to Adverum’ s laboratory practices. Consistently follows Quality Systems as trained.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment as a team player with effective communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills; especially proficient in Excel and Word.



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Jesse Ashworth

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