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Associate Scientist, Analytical Development

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

At Horizon Therapeutics, we define success by the number of lives touched, lives changed, and lives saved. Our global biotechnology company is made up of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers with a focus on delivering breakthrough medicines to those living with rare, autoimmune, and severe inflammatory diseases. This is the heart of our global mission. Start a career that enables you to live up to your potential and help others live up to theirs. Join us.
The exceptional support we provide patients and communities equally extends to our employees. We offer industry-leading and award-winning benefits, compensation and rewards programs that positively impact all areas of our employees' personal and professional lives.
Company: Horizon Therapeutics USA, Inc.
Location: 1405 Research Boulevard, Ste 100, Rockville, MD 20850
Position Title: Associate Scientist, Analytical Development
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 40 Hours/Week
Summary of Duties: Work in a dynamic, matrix team to support analytical development, manufacturing process development, formulation development, and tech transfer. Develop and perform routine enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and cell-based bioassay testing, as well as residual impurities analysis to support product and process characterizations. Plan and execute experiments and troubleshoot technical problems. Set up new lab and procedures, including lab automation. Support instrument maintenance. Plan and perform analytical method development, optimization, and qualification. Perform data management tasks including data analysis. Generate experimental protocols and documentation, and report results within the department and at the cross-functional level.
Qualifications: The position requires a Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, or related field and 2 years of experience in the job offered or as a Research Associate, R&D Intern, Research Intern or related occupation.
The position requires experience in the following: Working in aseptically and maintaining Mammalian cell culture, developing cell-based bioassays, and conducting Host Cell DNA and Host Cell Protein analysis; Practical experience in molecular biology techniques; Operation and maintenance of automated nucleic acid extraction and QuantStudio 5, Vi- CELL BLU cell viability analyzer, plate-reader, plate washer, and Biacore instruments; AccuSEQ, SoftMax Pro, and Biacore Insight softwares; Lab safety and EHS regulations and biohazard waste management for BSL2 lab.
Our Values

  • Transparency: We value collaboration. Trusting teach other and tackling tough challenges can make a powerful difference.
  • Accountability: We do what's right for our patient communities through quality decisions and owning our successes and failures.
  • Growth: We fiercely innovate and evolve to better ourselves, our communities and our patients.
    These three values come to life through our five Leadership Expectations that apply to all Horizon employees
    • Enterprise Mindset: Look beyond one's team, brand or function to see the broader company and external perspective
    • Exhibit Intellectual Curiosity: Seek to understand what you do not know; ask the right questions of the right people and sources
    • Ensure Accountability and Courage: Step up to address difficult issues and hold self and others accountable to commitments
    • Embrace Diverse Perspectives: Welcome others with a respectful attitude; integrate diverse perspectives into ways of working
    • Develop Talent: Provide feedback, coaching and mentorship to help others be more effective in their role
      At Horizon, we know that disease does not discriminate. We embrace the bold ideas of one another, foster a sense of belonging, and value inclusion. We attract and develop diverse talent because we believe that when people from different backgrounds and life experiences come together, we make lives better.
      Horizon intends that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity, and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Arlington , Associate Scientist, Analytical Development, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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