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Senior Research Scientist

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 by Nitto Denko Avecia Inc.

Milford, MA 01757
Research & Development
25 Oct 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Purpose of the Position:

The Senior Research Scientist is responsible for meeting the analytical testing requirements to support research and development projects primarily focused on oligonucleotides. Provide technical and professional leadership in project, inter-departmental and external meetings and may supervise/manage staff to meet departmental goals. Communicate with clients and resolves issues in consultation with laboratory management. Develop and lead implementation of department objectives for continuous improvement and technical excellence.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Design and/or execute testing per method or protocol for development, qualification, verification, validation, and transfer of analytical methods

Provide analytical support to Process Development and Manufacturing and help develop process controls

Analyze and review project data, correct errors, and report results for one or more projects to support research and development primarily focused on oligonucleotides

Perform GDP, technical, and gap analysis review and investigations for one or more projects

Author and approve scientific and regulatory documentation

Provide technical and professional leadership in project, inter-departmental, and external meetings

Improve laboratory compliance

Design, review, perform, and improve method development experiments

Develop new analytical applications and technology

Provide advanced-level training in lab techniques and procedures

Plan, track, execute, and review team tasks to deliver project results on time

Exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

Communicate with clients and resolve issues in consultation with laboratory management

Interview candidates and advise management on hiring

Develop and lead implementation of department objectives for continuous improvement and technical excellence

Mediate personnel conflicts within the team and promote a positive work atmosphere

Operate and troubleshoot available instruments such as HPLC and MS

Independently learn new instruments and techniques

Perform advanced algebraic and statistical calculations correctly

Author, revise, and approve laboratory SOPs

Remain abreast of emerging analytical technologies in the oligonucleotide field

Supervise/manage staff as needed

Job Knowledge Required:

BA/BS with 9+ years or MS with 7+ years or PhD with 4+ years

Subject matter expert analytical chemistry knowledge including theory and application of one or more chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques for identification, purity, and assay of various analytes

Application of chemistry and oligonucleotide knowledge to method development and solving complex problems in consultation with laboratory management

Competency to think strategically and conceptually to apply quality by design principles when designing experiments

Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Knowledge and application of cGMPs and regulatory guidance documents

Equal Opportunity Employer

Reference: 569310066

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