Senior Scientist Inprocess Analytical

Pearl River, New York
February 18 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Senior Scientist
The Senior Scientist will be responsible for developing and executing in-process analysis of DNA. RNA, and protein based solutions using HPLC, UPLC, Octet, and other relevant analytical techniques as required. The Senior Scientist will be expected to execute experiments of high quality, provide in-depth scientific evaluation and report results accurately and promptly with minimal supervision.The job function requires strong analytical scientific judgment and high innovative ability to achieve a solution within standard practices and procedures.

  • Develop analytical methods to support upstream process development.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within Vaccine Research and Development organization including Downstream, Analytical, and Formulation Development groups, as well as other departments external to Bioprocess as required.
  • Present problems and propose solutions in discussions with group members.
  • Independently analyze, interpret, and provide conclusion and present experimental data.
  • Keep abreast of scientific/ technological development by participating in scientific meetings/ seminars and through regular scientific review.
  • Utilize new technologies and establish those technologies to improve understanding of bioprocess.
  • Satisfactorily safety training in compliance with departmental requirements and follow appropriate safety practices in the workplace.
  • Perform timely notebook entries and review for completed experiments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • PhD degree with 0-1 years or masters degree with 5-6 years relevant experience.
  • A strong background in analytical biochemistry, protein biochemistry and cell culture is essential.
  • Experience expressing proteins from both microbial and mammalian systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of DNA/RNA analytical methods is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of polysaccharide analysis is highly desired.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software is desirable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Knowledge and ability to independently design, plan, and execute instrumental analysis.
  • Proficiency and ability to utilize various techniques such as Octet, UPLC, HPLC, UV-Vis, CD, fluorescence spectroscopy, capillary electrophoresis.
  • Working knowledge of LC-MS is desirable.
  • Independently analyze and provide conclusions regarding experimental data generated.

  • Weekend work sometimes required.

Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 5, 2021
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: YES
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES

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