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Sr./Scientist, Analytical Sciences

Are you passionate about significantly improving the future of medicine? Do you believe that people are the most important asset of any company? If so, join AmplifyBio!

AmplifyBio is a leading contract research organization with a comprehensive range of services that span from being an outsourcing partner for discovery stage R&D work, a preclinical CRO performing safety efficacy and toxicology studies for small molecules and advanced therapies alike, and, most recently, an expansion into manufacturing services for cell, gene, and mRNA-based therapeutics.

The AmplifyBio ecosystem is comprised of three distinct business units: ADOC (South San Francisco, CA)– Amplify’s Discovery, Optimization, and Characterization laboratories: ASET (West Jefferson, OH) – Amplify’s Safety, Efficacy, and Toxicology Site; and the most recently opened AMEC (New Albany, OH) – Amplify’s Manufacturing Enablement Center.

About ASET West Jefferson, OHAmplifyBio’s safety, efficacy, and toxicology unit (ASET) was launched as a preclinical CRO that spun out of Battelle in 2021 to address the changing needs of commercial organizations developing modern therapeutics. AmplifyBio brings decades of experience to accommodate a wide variety of GLP and non-GLP studies in all in vivo models and dose routes. Among the investments that AmplifyBio has made to empower preclinical assessments of advanced therapies is building a new state-of-the-art analytical laboratory to include molecular and immunological assays that assess critical safety and efficacy indicators for cell and gene therapies during preclinical studies

AmplifyBio is currently seeking to hire a Sr./Scientist Analytical Sciences to join our growing Analytical Sciences team!

The Sr. Scientist Analytics is responsible for developing and qualifying methods for cellular and/or molecular biology analysis platforms. The level of position and title will be based on experience and will report directly to the Director of Analytical Sciences. 

AmplifyBio is rapidly expanding its service offerings related to the discovery, translation, and development of advanced therapies such as gene and cell therapies. As part of the team, the right candidate will help support the company’s growing portfolio of service offerings and commercial capabilities. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an emerging startup bringing innovative technology to advanced therapies.

What You’ll Do Here:

  • Leads method development, qualification, optimization, and/or validation to support nonclinical studies with cellular or molecular biology analytical needs.
  • Presence in the laboratory to oversee and train laboratory staff (if necessary) in common laboratory procedures that will be used to collect, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Provides routine updates on project status that include technical challenges.
  • Writes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), technical method reports, and sample analysis reports that include interpretation of the results.
  • On-time delivery of reports and other department deliverables.
  • Interacts with other staff within analytical scientists to drive department deliverables.
  • Frequently presents results to the department during scheduled meetings.
  • Complete and maintain training to remain compliant with all regulatory and health/safety requirements.
  • Develop new platforms and/or processes that align with corporate strategy.
  • Publishes manuscripts and presents at scientific conferences as needed.

We Would Love to Hear from You If:

  • Doctoral degree in Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Genetics, or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of related work experience developing and performing cell or molecular assay techniques (e.g., qPCR, dPCR, cytokine analysis, ELISA, PBMC isolation, flow cytometry).
  • Excellent documentation, organization, communication (oral and written), multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to follow all appropriate regulatory requirements to ensure experimental data are accurately recorded and verified.
  • Ability to work in a BSL-2 research laboratory environment which includes periods of bench-work, working in a bio-safety cabinet, and ability to wear respiratory protection.
  • Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved vaccines and medications recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposures.
  • Must have the flexible schedule to accommodate non-standard work hours.
  • Must be able to work more than 40 hours a week (including weekend and holidays) when needed to accomplish necessary tasks.
  • Knowledge of Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Regulations, 21 CFR Part 58 for the conduct of nonclinical laboratory studies.

At AmplifyBio, we’re committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our company and industry. This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization.

AmplifyBio is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (including gender expression and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, weight, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.

Why You Will Love Working Here:

We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and consistently evaluate new ways to Amp up our benefits to provide an amazing place to work. From a wellness program (did we mention we have an onsite gym with state-of-the-art equipment and ping pong table?), to financial planning and legal assistance, we make sure to take care of our own.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance that starts on your first day at AmplifyBio!
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • We take work-life balance seriously and we back it up with a FLEXIBLE PTO policy!
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Wellness and Self-Care Programs
  • 401(k) match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • EAP/work-life support system
  • A fun work environment where everyone’s voice matters!
  • An Opportunity to Change the World!!!

When you join our team, you will be a part of groundbreaking work while collaborating with our clients, research scientists, study directors, lab technicians, and specialists across a variety of disciplines. The future for AmplifyBio is as great as the combination of our imaginations and actions, and we hold ourselves accountable for our choices and results. We have a bias for action, excellence, and, especially, the health and safety of our employees.

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