Senior Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Groton, Connecticut
October 16 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. You will apply cutting edge design and development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

As a Senior Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you'll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. You will take an active role in supporting drug development by applying your knowledge of separation sciences as well as a variety of other analytical techniques. You will be recognized as a technical expert and a scientific contributor. With your deep knowledge of separation sciences, you will be an active team member whose decisions impact our projects. Your innovative scientific outlook will help make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

You will collaborate with project teams and develop chromatographic methods in support of drug development . Your will apply your expertise in separations and chromatography as well as other analytical methodologies (e.g. spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and NMR) to enable drug development.

Job responsibilities may include:
  • Develop chromatographic methods to support drug development using state of the art approaches, including efficient data handling and modeling
  • Take an active role in the advancement of current capabilities in the area of separation sciences
  • Collaborate with project teams to develop chromatographic separations and present findings in team meetings
  • Solve technical challenges that arise during drug development
  • Interact with senior leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Share your expertise and mentor other scientists
  • Prepare technical reports.
  • Critically review data


  • Ph.D. in Chemistry with 0-3 years of experience and expertise in the theory and application of separation sciences as demonstrated by a strong record of publications and presentations.

  • Experience with chromatographic data modeling, simulation and prediction is also desired.

Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 29, 2021
  • Eligible for Employee Referral
  • Eligible for Relocation Package


Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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