WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Research Scientist II

    Job Locations US-NJ-Plainsboro
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  • 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 a Senior Research Scientist II  for their Bioanalytical department located in Plainsboro, NJ. 



    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Plans and carries out the more complex and exacting research studies.
    • Participates in planning the research studies.
    • Documents results and prepares interpretative reports, which may lead to further research.
    • Consults with, advises, and supervises other research personnel, as appropriate.
    • Compiles, records, calculates, and analyzes data in accordance with accepted standards and practices.  Interprets significance of results and draws conclusions.
    • Writes comprehensive reports, recommending application of finings, and presents clear and concise oral reports of processes and accomplishments.
    • Assumes complete responsibility for assigned projects, such as acting as study director/ principal investigator, and assumes a continuing responsibility for contributing ideas related to this area of investigation.
    • Maintains close professional contact with development in the field of specialization.
    • Generally, acts as project coordinator.
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices as well as EPA, FDA, OECD, and other applicable regulations.
    • Promotes implementation and compliance with XBL safety policies, practices, and procedures in order to maintain a safe work environment and minimize or eliminate injury.
    • Guides, counsels, and manages employees in order to contribute to the goals of XBL for both a long and short period and to encourage personal growth.
    • Assists the Director of the group with implementation of new processes
    • Takes ownership of an internal project for the improvement of the Bioanalytical department
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Experience / Training / Education:

    • S degree in chemistry, biology, or a related discipline, or equivalent
    • 3-8 years of applicable industrial experience
    • Any similar combination of education and experience


    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Expert knowledge of applicable scientific 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 work under pressure of multiple projects and 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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