WuXi AppTec

  • Associate Scientist I

    Job Locations US-NJ-Plainsboro
    Job ID
    2018-3989
  • Overview

    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 Staff Scientist I  for their Large Moloecule Department located in Plainsboro, NJ. 

    Responsibilities

    • Under regular close supervision, individual performs routine laboratory techniques.
    • Receives specific instructions on assigned task and expected results.
    • Ability to perform preliminary lab work independently after training.
    • 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.
    • Performs 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 and biological assays, such as ELISA/MSD, PCR, western blotting, cell culture, etc.
    • Other duties as assigned including preparing study files for archiving and scanning notebooks, raw data and report QC, and participate in the reconcillation of study samples

    Qualifications

    Experience / Training / Education:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a related discipline
    • 0-2 years of relevant experience, or equivalent
    • Any similar combination of education and experience

     

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    •  Ability to follow instruction to perform required procedures
    • 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. Ability to learn instrument software, such as MSD Discovery WorkbenchTM Software, SoftMax® Pro GxP, 7500 PCR, ect.
    • 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

     

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