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Scientist, PK and Immunogenicity Bioanalytical Assay

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Andover, Massachusetts
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 25, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Immunology, Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Staff Scientist
Organization Type
Pharma
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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. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best - in - class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

Worldwide Research and Development (WRD) at Pfizer combines research and technology units that have deep disease area expertise and cutting-edge science and platforms to discover and develop innovative therapeutic programs in small molecules and biotherapeutics, including vaccines. In your role, you will work closely with other biochemists, medicinal chemists and biologists and apply your background/skills to understanding the underlying biochemical pathways and characterizing the molecular interactions between chemical compounds and target protein(s).

As a 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 be recognized as a technical expert and a scientific contributor. With your deep knowledge of the discipline, you will be an active team member who influences at the project team level. You will be using your scientific judgment to adapt standard methods and techniques by applying prior work experience and consulting others. Your ability to plan will help in preparing short-term work activities on projects. Your creativity in developing novel processes and new ideas will be used frequently. You will undertake mentoring activities to guide your team members.

It is your hard work and dedication that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Contribute to the development of robust and reliable ligand binding and /or cell-based assays suitable for characterizing the disposition and immunogenicity of biotherapeutics in various matrixes using a range of potential screening platforms and assay techniques.
  • Contribute to the design, trouble shooting, validation and conduct of the assayin support of portfolio in varying stages of preclinical and clinical development.
  • Timely delivery of concentration and immunogenicity data to a supervisor and other partners in compliance with local or global regulatory requirement.
  • Advance bioanalytical capabilities to improve efficiency, cost effectiveness and
    appropriateness of assay for regulated support.
  • Accurate execution and documentation of bioanalytical method in a regulatory compliant manner.
  • Ensure GLP compliance is maintained in laboratory during study support.


Qualifications

Must-Have

  • Bachelor's Degree with 3-6 years of relevant GLP/GCP laboratory experience or Master's Degree with 2-4 years of relevant GLP/GCP laboratory experience, with a focus on ligand binding assay and/or cell-based assay development.
  • Proven track record in the area of biotherapeutics bioanalysis with understanding of a broad range of bioanalytical platforms.
  • Skills in GLP/GCP compliant analysis including following SOP and provision of quality regulatory documents.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in developing ligand binding assays and/or cell based assays, utilizing various platforms.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills


Nice-to-Have

  • Industry experience with a focus in PK/immunogenicity assays and a strong record of scientific achievement.
  • Proven experience generating analytical data and analytical problem solving skills in a regulated environment.
  • Ability to author technical documents like SOPs, data summary reports and analytical procedures.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills preferred and a proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, leadership and initiative.


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.

Sunshine Act

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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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