WuXi AppTec

  • Research Associate, Analytical Development - Virology

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    Performs research & development activities and assay validations as required under direct supervision. Drafts test methods and clearly documents all experiments according to SOPs and cGMP guidelines. Performs laboratory maintenance duties. Works closely with Testing Operations during assay transfer and validation activities.


    • Executes R&D studies planned by supervisor or technical lead. Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
    • Executes QP and VPs, and other GMP methods under supervision by supervisor or technical lead.
    • Drafts test methods/RPs/SOPs under guidance of supervisor or technical lead.
    • Conduct LIMS transactions as appropriate for laboratory technician level.
    • General lab housekeeping (including appropriate documentation) and ordering, inventory management, initiate work orders.
    • Responsible for REES/ELPRO monitoring and response.
    • Performs equipment PMs, as needed.
    • Prepares and maintains reagents for laboratory use.
    • Completes all required training (i.e. safety, equipment etc.).
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required
    • May be required to work Holidays and weekends
    • May be required to work Overtime
    • May be required to assist in other departments


    Experience / Education

    • 1 or more years of relevant experience
    • Bachelors’ degree in Biological Sciences or science related field

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Experience with mammalian cell culture is required.
    • Experience with biologics, qPCR, and/or ELISA methods is desirable.
    • Virology experience is desirable.
    • Knowledge of cGMP guidelines is preferred.
    • Ability to accomplish the described duties through the use of appropriate laboratory
      equipment and computer equipment and software.
    • Ability to record data accurately and legibly.
    • Ability to work under limited supervision at times and to handle problems.


    Our Values:


    Integrity & Dedication, Working Together & Sharing Success; Do the Right Thing & Do it Right.


    Our greatest asset is our people, WuXi is dedicated to providing opportunities for internal growth with direct access to a dedicated and accessible Human Resources team.


    WuXi AppTec provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


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