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Senior Research Associate

Posted 15 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 12 December 2021

​​Job Description:

General Information

  • Duration = 1 year from start date

  • Typical Daily Work Hours = Mon-Fri, 40 Hrs/Wk, 8am to 5pm

  • Weekend & OT work = no

  • Majority onsite with possible remote as per safety guidelines work required for this role

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Perform method development (Identity, strength/quantification, stability, investigational support), of raw material, in-process formulation of media and buffer samples through Chromatography using multiple detectors (UV/Fluorescence/CAD/MALS), Spectroscopic (FT-IR/Raman), Biophysical and Morphological Characterization tools for Particulate Investigational Analysis (FlowCAM/Microscopic/Nanoparticles), GC-FID and Immunoassay tools.

  • Routine Testing, Development, Qualification of bioanalytical methods in Characterization set-up, to assess the components of raw materials, excipients, formulation media, buffer, and drug product (i.e., Cell Culture Media, Viral Vectors, Cytokines, human and bovine originated materials, etc.) to support the cross-functional groups (QC, in-process development, manufacturing) for regulatory submissions.

  • Partner with QC raw material, Process Development, Manufacturing, and Analytical Core functions to test samples in Bio Safety Level-2 (BSL-2) lab environment, perform investigational activities and transfer bioanalytical assays.

  • Ability to efficiently work on several projects simultaneously in a fast-pace environment.

  • Explore novel technologies that can quantify/characterize the raw materials that may impact effectiveness of critical process media, reagent and buffer components.

  • Document experiments in an Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN). Author and review technical documents in an electronic document control system (e.g., Veeva Quality Docs).

  • Present data to peers and in cross-functional meetings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. with 3 to 5 years of experience (or M.S. with a minimum of 2 years of experience) in industry setting

  • Development and troubleshoot experience on Waters UPLC with various detectors in an industrial set-up is a must.

  • Proficient in multiple bioanalytical platform technologies (e.g., UPLC, FT-IR and Raman micro spectroscopy, FlowCAM, GC-FID) and ELISA techniques.

  • Communicate effectively (oral and written) and efficiently within teams.

  • Experience troubleshooting of bioanalytical methods and efficient root cause analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with UPLC/HPLC, FT-IR, Fluid Imaging techniques, GC-FID bioanalytical platform technologies and method development

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Position Handles Hazardous Materials

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