WuXi AppTec


Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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Knowledgeable in analytical and microbiological based assays, specifically mycoplasma based assay(s) according to and in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Completes Test Methods and other required documentation and performs laboratory maintenance duties according to GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs. Sufficiently competent in science to initiate and carry out scientific development projects related to the development of new assays, initiation of new programs, assay validations and associated projects. Performs and thoroughly documents Research & Development activities as required.


  • Demonstrates detailed scientific knowledge in the field of live mycoplasma detection and mammalian cell culture
  • Demonstrates innovative and independent scientific technical expertise and proficiency in scientific theory and rigorous practical application in the completion of laboratory procedures and development of new procedures as it relates to microbiological and analytical methods
  • Designs and independently conducts scientific development projects from inception to completion
  • Effectively communicates and defends science through written and verbal communication
  • Provides training on areas of technical expertise and compliance issues relevant to the lab setting
  • Conducts and directs microbiological assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs
  • Accurately completes batch records and other required documentation according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs
  • Prepares protocols, final reports, investigations, and deviations as needed
  • Conducts critical review of results and reports data appropriately
  • As assigned by Management, supervises personnel and assumes all associated responsibilities
  • As assigned by Management, acts as Study Director, Lab Manager, and/or Principal Investigator for specific assays and assumes all associated responsibilities
  • Effectively interacts with clients
  • Maintains a laboratory notebook for Research & Development activities as required; reviews and signs laboratory notebooks
  • Follows all general and laboratory SOPs


  • 8 + years of relevant experience or equivalent for Bachelors’, 5+ years for Master’s or 3+ PhD degree in Biological Sciences or related field or equivalent experience.


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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