WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Staff Scientist II

    Job Locations US-NJ-Plainsboro
    Job ID
    2018-4292
  • 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 Staff Scientist II for their  Bioanalytical Method Developement Department located in Plainsboro, NJ. 

    Responsibilities

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Supervise personnel associated with LC-MS method development and method validation.  Ensures optimum personnel performance through leading by example, motivation and performance recognition.
    • Functions as a study director, principle investigator, or project coordinator including serving as a primary contact for sponsors, responsibilities include planning and supervising more complex and exacting research studies.
    • Responsible for evaluating new technology in the field of large molecule bioanalysis with LC-MS analysis, which include but not limited to immunoaffinity purification, proteolytic digestion, peptide mapping, signature peptide evaluation, and etc
    • 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.
    • Maintains close professional contact with updated regulatory guidance and industry developments in all critical areas to ensure that laboratory functions operate at state of the art level and are compliant with all pertinent Good Laboratory Practices.
    • Other duties as assigned..

    Qualifications

    Experience / Training / Education:

    • MS or Ph.D. degree in chemistry, biology, or a related discipline, or equivalent
    • 2-8 years of hands-on industrial experience with LC/MS method development and validation in a GLP facility. At least 2 years of relevant experience in LC-MS bioanalysis, or equivalent.
    • 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
    • Expert knowledge of commonly used scientific concepts, practices, and procedures within LC-MS bioanalytical field.
    • 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 WuXi requirements

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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