WuXi AppTec

Associate Director - Research & Development

Job Locations US-NJ-Plainsboro
Job ID
2021-8131

Overview

 

WuXi AppTec is a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device open-access capability and technology platform with global operations. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused platform, WuXi AppTec Group provides a broad and integrated portfolio of services to help our worldwide customers and partners shorten the discovery and development time and lower the

cost of drug and medical device R&D through cost-effective and efficient solutions.

At our Laboratory Testing Division, we provide a world class, globally integrated testing solution for drug development and medical device innovation. We enable scientists to transform ideas into the best healthcare products, accelerate the race from bench to bedside, and ultimately improve human life.

Our New Jersey site specializes in small molecule bioanalytical, drug metabolism, and pharmacokinetic services to the pharmaceutical, animal health and agrochemical industries.  We are seeking an Associate Director within our Large Molecule/ R & D Group located in Plainsboro, NJ. 

Responsibilities

 

Job Summary:  The R&D Associate Director/Director is responsible for developing the bioanalytical capabilities for new drug modalities (e.g., gene and cell therapy). She/he will lead assay development and transfer using new technology platforms and support global LM R&D projects.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead R&D team in support of bioanalytical method development, method validation, and sample analysis for new drug modalities (e.g., gene and cell therapy) in line with scientific principles and global regulatory standards for quality and compliance
  • Review/approve bioanalytical study plans and reports to ensure compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory guidelines.
  • Lead assay development and transfer using advanced technology platforms (e.g., qPCR, ELISPOT and Flow cytometry)
  • Collaborate in a highly matrixed environment across multiple internal groups including sample and reagent management, project management, quality control, quality insurance divisions.
  • Perform her/his duties consistent with FDA and GxP guidance
  • Effectively communicating strategy, methodology, progress, and challenges to internal and external parties
  • Serve as a major contributor to global LM R&D programs.
  • Train junior and peer scientists on various techniques, notebook and raw date documentation, conducting experiments, data processing and interpretation.

Qualifications

 

Job Requirements

Experience / Education:  

  • Bachelor's degree with >12 years related experience, or equivalent education and training. Master's degree with >9 years related experience, equivalent education, experience and training; or Doctorate Degree >6 years related experience, or relevant work experience.

 

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Gene and cell therapy development experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) is a plus.

 

 

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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