Senior Scientist/Associate Director Bioassay Development

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Redwood City, CA

Redwood City, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is developing novel biologic therapies for the treatment of cancer and currently has 7 clinical stage product candidates. Cell-based assays and plate-based binding assays are designed to establish the potency and stability of a drug substance/product. The successful applicant will have primary responsibilities for the design, conduct and oversight of new potency assays, and for enhancing existing methods. In addition, the candidate will be expected to perform routine analysis, as needed, to support process and formulations development. The job responsibility is within the Analytical Sciences group, reporting to the Director.

Lead the development, transfer, qualification and troubleshooting of cell-based bioassays and plate based binding assays
Work with members of Quality Control to define and implement strategies for critical reagent preparation and characterization to support cell-based bioassays and ELISA binding assays
Establish working relationships with other groups within Research and Development to support the development of the OncoMed pipeline
Managing, Training and/or mentoring others
Provide support to upstream, downstream and formulation development groups