Research Assistant

Houston, TX

Posted: 06/02/2020 Job Number: JN -062020-11657

Job Description

Research Assistant III (Scientist)

SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

  • Title: Research Assistant III (Scientific)

  • Location: Houston, TX

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical

  • Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am 5:00 pm

  • Salary: $25.00/hr.-$30.00/hr. hour paid weekly

  • Employment Type: 12 month contract

Environment: This opportunity is with a leading provider of advanced technologies and outsourced services for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer health industry. We develop, manufacture and package pharmaceutical and other products for customers worldwide. Among its core offerings, develops and manufactures oral and sterile pharmaceuticals in nearly all major dosage forms, and offers proprietary technologies used in many well-known prescriptions and over-the-counter products.

Job Scope:

The position will provide technical support to Lead Scientists in conducting analytical tests for the evaluation of cellular products and in support of process development activities. Has the ability to conduct and execute complex scientific experiments and interprets the experimental results with minimal supervision.

Job Scope and Responsibilities:

Plans and supports the successful development and execution of state-of-the-art manufacturing processes for Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) within the Cell Therapy Development matrix
Interact with new or existing Cell Therapy clients to document and transfer new processes to the client sites and communicate and present the work in meetings
Contribute and support scientific or engineering expertise toward the design and development of new process ideas that support client product concepts
Able to performs cellular, biochemical and molecular techniques, including but not limited to, cell culture, nucleic acid extraction, real-time qPCR/RT-PCR, ddPCR, flow cytometry, microscopy, ELISA and spectrophotometric, fluorometric cell-based potency assays, for the characterization cell therapy products.
Designs, executes and performs statistical analysis of experimental data.
Maintains accurate, detailed records, experimental data and protocols following the client's best documentation practices.
Prepares data summary and data reports. Works with Lead Scientists to communicate and summarize results for internal and client meetings, written reports and presentations.
Provides technical support in analytical method optimization, qualification and transfer to QC following
Performs common laboratory maintenance as needed. Maintains stock of lab supplies and reagents in support of ongoing programs.
Becomes knowledgeable and complies with all pertinent safety policies, rules and regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Establish and maintain a good working relationship within the operations department and other departments such as Research and Technology (R&T), Quality Control (QC), Quality Assurance (QA) and Project Management (PM)
Supports projects within his/her expertise and experience. Develops and improves new skills and knowledge necessary to successfully support assigned projects.


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