WuXi AppTec

  • Staff Scientist II

    Job Locations US-NJ-Plainsboro
    Job ID
    2018-4179
  • 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 Staff Scientist II within our Bioanalytical Department (Large Molecule), located in Plainsboro, NJ.

    Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Plans and carries out experiments and associated research assignments.  Able to set up the study and using the proper technique/software to carry the experimental phase to completion.  Prepare data summary tables for report.
    • Efficient time management to complete the assigned task
    • May serve as principal investigator.
    • Operates and/or oversees the operation of equipment to acquire experimental data.
    • Designs, modifies, constructs, calibrates, and maintains equipment.
    • Compiles, calculates, plots, and analyzes, and with experience, interprets data; records and maintains data in accordance with accepted standards and practices.
    • Assumes responsibility for technical accuracy of work.
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and EPA, FDA, or other regulations pertaining to the study.
    • Promotes implementation and compliance with XBL safety policies, practices, and procedures in order to maintain a safe work environment and minimize or eliminate injury.
    • Maintains and enhances technical expertise and knowledge of environmental, metabolism chemistry, and/or pharmaceutical areas.
    • Identifies safety hazards and initiates corrective action.  Assists in the safety training for subordinates and/or less experienced staff.
    • Assists in training Associate Scientist, Assistant Scientist, and Laboratory Assistant.
    • Laboratory maintenance
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Experience / Training / Education:

    • Bachelor or Master’s degree in chemistry, biology, or a related discipline
    • 4-6 years of relevant experience with advanced responsibilities in research and development, or equivalent
    • Any similar combination of education and experience

     

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • 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
    • Knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
    • Knowledge and hands on experience of Data Acquisitions and Operating Software such as SpectraMax Pro, MSD DiscoveryWorkbench software, GeneSnap, Gene Tools, etc.
    • 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

     

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

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