Senior Associate Scientist

Morrisville, NC 27560

Posted: 09/27/2019 Industry: Biotech/R&D/Science Job Number: 49597

  • Focus on Analytical testing, early phase work.
  • Heavy HPLC with some dissolution, GC and Karl Fischer as well.
  • Execute laboratory workplan/schedule developed with input from supervisor or senior team member
  • May draft technical documents such as methods or certificates of analysis
  • Performs parallel review of laboratory documentation and may become qualified to perform technical review of documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance
  • Trains others on procedures and laboratory techniques


Degree in chemistry: Associates degree with at least 6 years related experience, Bachelors degree with 7 years related experience or Masters degree with 4 years related experience

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:
  • Strong HPLC experience required. Must be able to conduct HPLC work very independently.
  • GMP experience is required.
  • Experience with Word and Excel are required.
  • GC, dissolution and Karl Fischer experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Maintain high quality laboratory documentation in accordance with applicable regulatory guidance and Site SOPs
  • Ability to learn and retain technical information
  • Proactively address work issues at both an individual level and a team level
  • Develop and execute complex procedures or methods with high quality
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Mathematical and scientific reasoning ability
  • Basic understanding of instrument operations and troubleshooting skills in multiple techniques
  • Ability to identify aberrant/out of spec data and limited interpretation of data expected
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small team projects
  • Well organized with ability to multitask
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Propose deviations from established procedures and methods based upon sound judgment
  • May contribute material to publications and/or external presentations
  • May require the use of a respirator

Marion Bowden

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