Senior Associate Scientist

Pearl River, New York
May 06 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

This is a laboratory-based position within the Vaccine Research and Development - Analytical Development group. The candidate will assist with development of robust analytical assays in support of early vaccine development for a range of moieties such as proteins, mRNA, and glycoconjugates. Assays include but are not limited to cell-based assays monitored for example by flow cytometry, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISAs), and Bioplex/Luminex. In addition, the candidate will provide analytical support for bioprocess and formulation development by performing routine and non-routine sample testing.

  • Provide lab-based assay development support for cell-based assays monitored for example by flow cytometry, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISAs), and Bioplex/Luminex .
  • Analyze data using appropriate statistics, where needed.
  • Provide sample testing support for process development, formulation development, critical reagent characterization and for on-going stability studies.
  • Document experiments, analyze data, and provide conclusions obtained from experiments contemporaneously in either an electronic or paper notebook as directed. Provide to supervisor for review.
  • Contribute to authoring technical documents including development reports, analytical test methods, and method qualification reports.
  • Read scientific and technical literature to stay current in the field and to bring new and improved technologies to the laboratory. Provide daily laboratory operations support.



  • BS degree in biology or related discipline with 2 years relevant experience.
  • A strong background in biochemical and immunological techniques.
  • Proficiency with personal computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Previous experience with developing assays using a cell transfection and Flow Cytometry platform, and cell culture experience in a BSL2 environment.
  • Experience with documentation of laboratory notebook in an electronic format.

  • Last Date to Apply:May 22, 2020
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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