WuXi AppTec

Associate Scientist II

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Xenobiotic Laboratories (XBL), a subsidiary of the Lab Testing Division of WuXi AppTec, Inc., is a leading contract research laboratory specializing in small molecule Bioanalytical, drug metabolism, and pharmacokinetic services to the pharmaceutical, animal health and agrochemical industries. XBL is seeking an Associate Scientist II located in Plainsboro, NJ.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine procedures without supervision.
  • Delivers accurate results on assigned task and expected results.
  • May assume the duty of a trainer to new hires.
  • Maintains research notebooks in a well-organized manner. All necessary documentation is recorded.
  • Complies with all safety rules, practices good housekeeping, and maintains safe workplace without supervision.
  • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and EPA, FDA, or other regulation pertaining to the study.
  • Perform routine calculations. tabulates, and records results.
  • Prepares standard solutions used in the laboratory.
  • Maintains and calibrates laboratory equipment.
  • Assumes responsibility for technical accuracy of work.
  • Learns, and  enhances technical knowledge of bioanalytical assays.
  • Assume the responsibility of the GLP compliance in a designated Laboratory (as primary or back up).
  • Maintain the records and helping in ordering specific supplies for the entire Bioanalytical Division.
  • Other duties as assigned including but not limited to preparing the final study files for archiving and scanning notebooks and the reconcillation of study samples.


Experience / Training / Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or a related discipline
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience, or equivalent
  • Any similar combination of education and experience

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to perform advanced lab work independently after training for Associate Scientist level II
  • Ability to follow instruction to perform required procedures
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks with efficient approach to complete the work on time with high accuracy.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within biological or chemical R&D laboratory setting
  • Well organized, detail oriented, and adaptable to changes
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills: knowledge of internet research, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Good time management skill in order to perform of multiple projects within deadlines
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Familiarity with and adherence to regulatory guidelines consistent with XBL requirements

 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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