Research Scientist Analytical R&D-Small Molecules

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

High Point, NC 27260
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Co. is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, results-oriented individual to join our GMP Analytical Laboratory team of dedicated professionals focused on customer service and quality.

We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Research Scientist in Analytical R&D/Methods Development and Validation.

Responsibilities

* Must be fully capable of developing analytical methods based on experience, literature search, etc.
* Design, develop, conduct and/or review experiments including method development and method
* transfer; perform methods validations utilizing typical instrumentation including but not limited to LC,
* MS, GC, etc.
* Interpret data from routine and non-routine analyses in order to develop workable test methods
* and/or deduce and test mechanistic or systematic hypotheses;
* Familiarity with other instrumental methods (IR, NMR, XRPD, TGA, KF, etc.) as well as non-
* instrumental methods (wet chemical methods);
* Perform data audits in order to ensure accuracy of data and analytical processes;
* Act as scientific, regulatory, technical or quality expert and consultant by responding to targeted
* questions from and providing support to customers;
* Provide leadership including cross-training and technical development to the GMP Analytical laboratory colleagues;
* Organize workflow and tasks to maximize laboratory efficiency (e.g., prioritize sample analysis, manage/assign tasks, preventative maintenance);
* Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation (e.g., troubleshooting, conducting preventative maintenance, calibrating and repairing);
* Participate in the laboratory quality system activities such as internal audits, writing standard operating procedures, and documentation review;
* Prepare samples for analysis and record data from analyses or experiments in a computer, log book, or laboratory notebook;
* Ensure compliance with company policies and SOPs as well as FDA and other applicable guidelines.The successful candidate will hold a PhD or MS in Chemistry (or closely related discipline) with 7-10 years relevant experience, or a BS degree with 12+ years relevant experience, having a broad background, strong comprehension, and demonstrated skills in the analytical methods validation/development areas. Aptitude in the area of Project Management is also a strong positive. A minimum of 7-10 years of relevant background in a cGMP-compliant pharmaceutical laboratory environment is required for ****************-depth work experience in an analytical contract laboratory environment is a strong positive. Experience in stability study performance/evaluation is helpful. Demonstrated project management skills is also a strong positive. Expertise in USP/compendial testing is vital. Excellent verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work in a diverse team environment are essential. Proficiency with Microsoft software (Word / EXCEL / PowerPoint) is expected.The Cambrex offering parallels the drug discovery process and provides significant advantages at each step from lead discovery to lead optimization, chemical synthesis and scale-up of pharmaceutical intermediates as well as chemical process R&D.

* Custom organic synthesis, cGMP scale-up, Contract research, Molecular building blocks, Medicinal chemistry services and is a leader in fostering the commercial development of small molecule drug discovery and development in pharmaceutical, discovery platform, and biotechnology companies.Carrots:Low cost living.Only 100 employees.Part of Large Bio/Pharma Co.Near RTP.

REQUIREMENTS:

* Ensure compliance with company policies and SOPs as well as FDA and other applicable guidelines.The successful candidate will hold a PhD or MS in Chemistry (or closely related discipline) with 7-10 years relevant experience, or a BS degree with 12+ years relevant experience, having a broad background, strong comprehension, and demonstrated skills in the analytical methods validation/development areas. Aptitude in the area of Project Management is also a strong positive. A minimum of 7-10 years of relevant background in a cGMP-compliant pharmaceutical laboratory environment is required for ****************-depth work experience in an analytical contract laboratory environment is a strong positive. Experience in stability study performance/evaluation is helpful. Demonstrated project management skills is also a strong positive. Expertise in USP/compendial testing is vital. Excellent verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work in a diverse team environment are essential. Proficiency with Microsoft software (Word / EXCEL / PowerPoint) is expected.The Cambrex offering parallels the drug discovery process and provides significant advantages at each step from lead discovery to lead optimization, chemical synthesis and scale-up of pharmaceutical intermediates as well as chemical process R&D.

Reference: 559198540

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