WuXi AppTec

  • Associate 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 and large molecule Bioanalytical drug metabolism, and pharmacokinetic services to the pharmaceutical, animal health and agrochemical industries. Xenobiotic Laboratories is seeking a Associate Scientist II within our Bioanalytical Department (Large Molecule), 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 and biological assays, such as ELISA, PCR, western blotting, etc.
    • 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 Biological Division.
    • Other duties as assigned including preparing the final study files for archiving and scanning notebooks, raw data and report QC, and the reconciliation 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 follow instruction to perform required procedures
    • Ability to work on multiple tasks with efficient approach to complete the work on time with high accuracy.
    • Ability to trouble shoot simple experimental issues and problems caused by human errors.
    • 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


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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