QC Associate II - Analytical Development

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7248357 (Ref:10026082)

Posted: May 27, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $32.00 - $48.82 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

The Analytical Development (AD) / Quality Control (QC) team at the Center for Bioinnovation and Manufacturing (CBM) seeks an AD/Quality Control Associate II (QCA II) to support in-process and release testing for GMP Manufacturing and analytical development of gene and cellular immunotherapy products. This fast-paced lab engages in cutting-edge technology, research, and clinical cellular immunotherapy programs, including cell viability, Flow Cytometry, ELISA, qPCR, ddPCR, potency, and cytotoxicity assays. The QCA II will also receive training on assay qualification, project-specific techniques, and procedures to support various QC activities.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Apply aseptic techniques and perform procedures/tests in a cGMP facility following SOPs.
  • Develop and perform assays for product release (e.g., viral vectors, plasmid DNA, recombinant proteins).
  • Maintain inventory, lab support, and equipment maintenance, including quality control and troubleshooting.
  • Enter data into databases, generate reports, and ensure meticulous record-keeping and documentation.
  • Assist in developing/adapting analytical methods, new procedures, and process control plans.
  • Collaborate with QC/QA for cGMP compliance and participate in training and performance improvement activities.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Master's in biological science (or related) + 1 year post-degree research experience, or Bachelor's + 2 years post-degree research experience.
  • 6+ months hands-on mammalian cell culture and cGMP experience.
  • Experience in analytical science, assay development, biotechnology/pharma, cell viability assays, vector titer, flow cytometry, ELISA, RT-PCR, potency, and cytotoxicity assays.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, pleaseclick here.

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Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $32.00 - $48.82 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7248357 (Ref:10026082)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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