• Associate Scientist I (GLP)

    Category Research
    ID
    2018-1247
    Job Location
    US-MD-Rockville
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    MacroGenics is a leader in the discovery and development of innovative medicines that utilize our next generation antibody-based technologies.  Our team of 300+ dedicated individuals is advancing a pipeline of product candidates to treat patients with cancer as well as various autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases.  Our products and platforms have attracted multiple partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies around the globe.

     

    The Company considers its employees to be its most valuable asset and we are committed to providing opportunities for individuals to learn and grow as a means to further their professional development. MacroGenics' corporate culture promotes an atmosphere of innovation, open communication and teamwork where employees can see firsthand how they contribute to the success of the organization.

    Summary of Position

    The Associate Scientist I will be responsible for developing and implementing immunoassays and bioassays under GLP to support non-clinical and clinical studies and establish SOPs and reports. The individual will also work closely with Quality Assurance to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and with industry best practices.

     

    Responsibilities and Job Duties:

     

    • Participates in immunoassay development, optimization and validation.
    • Writes and revises SOPs and study reports.
    • Performs routine laboratory tasks and monitor GLP compliance.
    • Performs immunoassays under GLP to support pre-clinical and clinical studies.
    • Coordinates work with QA and research staff.
    • Performs research in collaboration with others for projects. Makes details observations, analyzes data and interprets results.
    • Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies to advance projects.
    • Maintains expertise through familiarity with scientific literature.
    • Acts independently in conducting research experiments

    Qualifications

    Education & Credentials

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline

    Experience

    • Minimum of five years of related experience with a Bachelors; minimum of two years of related experience with a Master’s degree
    • Minimum of one year of experience working in a GLP environment

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations
    • Knowledge of immunoassay principles and techniques
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and facilitation skills
    • Ability to act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    None

    Statement

    MacroGenics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email info@macrogenics.com or call (301) 354-3566 and/or 711 for TTD/TTY service.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

     

    For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please click here.

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