Scientist II Analytical, Cell Culture - Fremont, CA

Scientist II      

1 yr Contract                                                                                                                                        

Pay Rate: $42/hr

Kelly Scientific Resources is excited to present a one-year contract Scientist II opportunity at a pharmaceutical company that specialize in respiratory diseases, metabolism, immunology, oncology and diseases in the central nervous system located in Fremont, CA.


Analytical method development, qualification, and routine testing for characterization and stability activities for biopharmaceutical drug product programs. Experience in analytical method development of potency assays in Process Science environment required. Cell based assays and binding assays utilizing Octet or Biacore methodology required. Biacore T200 strongly desired.

  • Develop cell-based assays and bioassays for characterization and GMP lot release.
  •  Develop binding assays for characterization and GMP lot release.
  • Perform routine sample testing following bioassay or binding test methods in non-GMP environment.
  • Perform real time documentation, biostatistical analysis, data review and control charting as needed.
  • Maintain mammalian cells and prepare cell banks as needed.
  • Help maintain laboratory equipment, restock laboratory supplies, place orders, submit work orders and other routine tasks as needed.

Additionally, candidate will be expected to:

  • Independently perform complex scientific experiments.
  • Independently and efficiently troubleshoot complex scientific experiments.
  • Assess and present analytical results in a clear manner.
  • Work efficiently to complete assignments in a timely manner.


  • 2-4 years of experience in analytical method development required.
  • 2-4 years of experience with Biacore concentration assays.
  • 2-4 years of experience with mammalian cell based assays, preferably with reporter gene luciferase or T-cell activation assays.
  • 2-4 years of experience with mammalian cell culture.
  • Proficiency with Softmax Pro, MS Office.
  • Candidate must possess strong analytical skills, attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and prioritize to deliver results in a fast-paced working environment.


  • BS 4+ years in analytical method development
  • MS 2+ years in analytical method development

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