WuXi AppTec

  • Associate Scientist I

    Job Locations US-NJ-Plainsboro
    Job ID
    2018-4296
  • 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 Associate Scientist I for their DMPK Department located in Cranbury, NJ. 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Conduct and/or provide support for various types of in vitro ADME assays in the DMPK department.  Perform routine calculations, data organization and tabulation.  Documentation of experimental procedures/ used material.  Prepare accurate data summaries

     

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Provides operational support for in vitro ADME/DMPK activities including solution preparations, in vitro sample incubations/preparation, operating/ maintaining commonly used lab equipment (e.g., balances, centrifuges, pipettes, etc).  Read, understand and follow SOPs, etc.
    • Maintain research notebooks in a well-organized manner.  Record all necessary documentation.
    • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
    • Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
    • Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
    • Performs support functions (e.g. searching / ordering for lab supplies) in the ADME/DMPK department.
    • Comply with all safety rules, practice good housekeeping, and maintain safe workplace without supervision.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.
    • Maybe required to work overtime, during Holidays and weekends.
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned
    • May be required to assist in other departments

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    Experience / Education   

    • 0-4 years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • Bachelor degree in chemistry, biology, life science or a related discipline

     

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • Computer skills: internet search, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
    • Knowledge of commonly used scientific concepts, practices, and procedures within biological or chemical R&D laboratory setting
    • Organized, detail oriented and adaptable to changes
    • Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects and deadlines
    • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in directions

     

    Physical Requirements:          

    • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
    • Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to biohazards / Chemicals (e.g., methanol, sodium chloride, acetonitrile, potassium phosphate, etc)
    • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
    • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
    • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time
    • Ability to lift/ push /pull 10 lbs occasionally
    • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
    • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

     

    This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

     

     

     

     

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