Scientist sought by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP/Gaithersburg, MD (FT M-F) Be part of the Bioassay & Impurities, Analytical Group, accountable for dvlp'g state-of-the-art methods to evaluate product qlty by measuring biological activity as well as detecting, characterizing, & quantifying product variants & process-rltd impurities. Reqs: Must have Bachelor's deg. or foreign equiv in Biological Sciences, Biotech., Biochemistry, or rel, + 5 yrs of progressively resp exp in job offrd or rel. Must have 5 yrs of progressively resp exp in biotech. or pharmaceutical industry w/ each of the following: cell-based assay dvlpmt, incl cell-based assay technologies & their application in biological characterization of biologics, incl assays used for cytotoxicity, cellular signaling, cytokine secretion, & proliferation; participating in assay training & performing sample testing; cell culture, cell line characterization, cell banking, & Assay Ready Cell Bank (ARCB) generation; immunology techniques, incl Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) & Homogeneous Time Resolved Fluorescence (HTRF); antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC); effector function characterization of monoclonal antibodies; & dvlp'g, qualifying, & transferring methods to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) lab. In the alternative, employer will accept Master's deg. or foreign equiv in a stated field + 2 yrs of work exp. Employer will accept pre- or post- Master's deg. exp. Any suitable combo of education, training or exp is acceptable. Apply: go to http://www. astrazenecacareers.com. Enter "R-123404" as the "Keyword," & click "Search Roles." No calls. EOE.