Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. seeks a candidate with strong analytical skills to perform routine and developmental scientific work in support of an innovative project under the instruction of a BI scientist. The project will function within Process Sciences in Fremont, CA. The position is funded for up to 1 year, with chance of extension to 2 years, but no contract is implied.

The candidate will work within a highly motivated team to deliver high quality results within a fast-turnaround, as part of process analytics. Day to day duties of the scientist include the opportunity to apply a variety of analytical techniques to support process development. Relevant techniques are UV/Vis, amino acid analysis by UPLC, affinity assays by Octet and/or HPLC, purity by capillary electrophoresis (CE or LabChip), size exclusion chromatography by UPLC and charge variants by cation exchange chromatography. Other potential techniques are immuno-based assays for binding and impurity analysis (ELISA, Octet, Biacore), as well as qPCR.

The candidate will independently

  • Execute protein analytical work in a fast-paced environment
  • Perform data analysis and interpretation, and make internal technical presentations
  • Work in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment as part of the Process Science team.

Background and skills required:

  • BS with 4+ years in protein analytics, MS with 2+ years’ experience
  • Hands-on experience in protein analytics, with experience in 1 or 2 of the above described analytical assays
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

About Boehringer

Boehringer Ingelheim is a different kind of pharmaceutical company, a privately held company with the ability to have an innovative and long term view. The focus is on scientific discoveries that improve patients’ lives and we equate success as a pharmaceutical company with the steady introduction of truly innovative medicines. Boehringer Ingelheim is the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations. Boehringer Ingelheim is committed to delivering value through innovation. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc., Roxane Laboratories Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. and Ben Venue Laboratories Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/VBoehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for their employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment background investigations and drug screenings.

For more information contact Patricia Bubner.