CTG Development Research Associate in Berkeley, California

Title: Development Research Associate

Location: US-CA-Berkeley

Job Number: 18205178

Development Research Associate

CTG's premier global client located in Berkeley, CA has an immediate need for a Development Research Associate to work in Isolation and Purification within the R&D group at Bayer to bring new protein therapeutics to patients in clinical trials.

Position Overview:

The incumbent will play a key role in the Isolation and Purification Department in Global Biological Development. (S)he will participate in the development of cost-effective and robust purification process at the laboratory scale. Working with the lead scientist, (s)he will be responsible for planning, designing and executing small- to pilot-scale studies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine bench scale purification development experiments with supervision

  • Acts as an operator in both development and pilot scale manufacturing environment

  • Contributes to the functions of the laboratory including organization, chemical and equipment monitoring, and equipment maintenance

  • Collects and compiles data and records in laboratory notebook, and ensures laboratory notebooks are updated, audited and well maintained

  • May support clinical manufacturing

  • Follows GMP during clinical manufacturing under GMP conditions and would be required to complete GMP training

Educational Requirements:

  • BS or MS in chemical engineering, bioengineering, biochemistry, molecular biology, biological sciences or related field

Skill & Competency Requirements:

  • 1 - 4 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to understand and follow written and/or verbal instructions in the performance of experiments, assays, and/or method development procedures

  • Ability to summarize, interpret, and review experimental data for accuracy

  • Good verbal and written communication skills including report writing skills

  • Ability to learn quickly, pay attention to detail, prioritize assigned tasks and effectively manage time to meet deadlines

Preferences: Experience with any of the following:

  • Column chromatography

  • AKTA workstations / FPLC

  • Tangential flow filtration (TFF)

  • Protein analytical assays such as SDS-PAGE, HPLC, and ELISA


Compensation Target: $27.00 - $35.00 per hour W-2 only, sorry no Corp to Corp

Shift Start: 8:00 am

APPLY NOW for resume review by Mary Jane “MJ” Slaughter at mjslaughter@ctg.com. Please reference CTG Job #18205178. Referrals are greatly appreciated!!

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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