WuXi AppTec

  • Staff Scientist I

    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 Staff Scientist I for their Bioanalytical Department located in Plainsboro, NJ. 



    Primary Responsibilities

    • Plans and carries out experiments and associated research assignments.  May help in design set-up.
    • 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 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.
    • Other duties as assigned.




    Experience / Training / Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or a related discipline
    • 2-5 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 of Data Acquisitions and Operating Software as Analyst, MassLynx….
    • 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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