Pearl River, New York
November 19 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Role Summary:

This is a laboratory-based position within the Vaccine Research and Development - Analytical Development group. The candidate will be expected to develop robust analytical assays, execute assay qualification and transfer studies and provide routine analysis in support of early vaccine development for a range of liposomal, nanoparticle and other adjuvants as well as vaccine antigens which may consist of proteins, conjugates, or other relevant entities . Assays include standard analytical separations (RP-HPLC, IEX, SEC) and spectroscopic techniques (UV, DLS). In addition, the candidate will be expected to provide analytical support for development of new adjuvants and analysis of animal study materials by performing routine and non-routine sample testing.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Develop assaysand provide routine analysis to characterize and support formulation development and early animal studies designed for early adjuvant products
  • Document experiments, analyze data, and provide conclusions obtained from assay development and sample testing experiments contemporaneously in either an electronic or paper notebook.
  • Contribute to designing, planning, and execution of method qualification and method transfer studies and contribute to the data report authorship.
  • Where applicable, perform job responsibilities in compliance with the GLP requirements.
  • The individual is expected to contribute and participate in general laboratory maintenance activities (e.g. maintenance of equipment, managing laboratory waste, etc.).

  • BS or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related discipline with at least 6 (BS) or 4 (MS) years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Previous experience developing and utilizing separation-based analytical techniques (RP-HPLC, IEX, SEC, CE) is essential. Experience with applying these methodologies to biomolecules is strongly preferred. Experience with adjuvant is a major plus.
  • The candidate ideally should be familiar with the general concepts of the ICH guidelines for method qualification and method transfer.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

Standard laboratory conditions - sitting, standing, primarily lab based


  • Last Date to Apply:December 14,2020
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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