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Associate Scientist Analytical Development

Proclinical Staffing
Maryland, USA, Gaithersburg
USD35 - USD40 per hour
Start date
11 Jun 2024
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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HEOR, Analyst
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Associate Scientist Analytical Development - Contract - Gaithersburg, MD

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and innovative Associate Scientist to join an Analytical Development team. This is a temporary contract position based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Primary Responsibilities:

This role focuses mainly on Protein Biochemistry. The ideal candidate will have a background in sample testing and product characterization, with a focus on electrophoretic technologies. Familiarity with PCR-based assays will be considered an advantage.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Degree in analytical science, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field.
  • Proven ability to critically analyze data using statistical tools and to compile and review technical reports.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to define priorities and processes.
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) is preferred.
  • Excellent record-keeping abilities to adequately record, analyze, and document analytical data generated in support of regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding of statistical tools and knowledge of DOE (Design of Experiments) and QbD (Quality by Design) principles is a plus.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills.

The Associate Scientist Analytical Development's responsibilities will be:

  • Conduct in-process sample testing using SDS-PAGE densitometry, Western Blot, pH, and Total Protein via A280 to support process development and stability studies of nanoparticle vaccines.
  • Analyze gel image data using Image Lab and document in-process testing data.
  • Optimize and troubleshoot SDS-PAGE and Western Blot assays.
  • Participate in the qualification of in-process assays.
  • Present sample testing data at internal meetings.
  • Analyze results and methods, solve analytical problems, troubleshoot assays and meet experimental expectations for analytics.
  • Maintain effective communication within Analytical Development and cross-functional teams.
  • Present scientific findings at internal and external meetings, if applicable.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Parker Jensen at (+1) 267-297-3376 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.



At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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