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Senior Scientist, Chemical Process and Analytical Development

Washington - Bothell, Washington
Closing date
May 9, 2024
Senior Scientist, Chemical Process and Analytical Development

Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Process Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies 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

The Chemical Process and Analytical Development (CPAD) department at Pfizer is seeking a Senior Scientist to discover and develop robust and innovative synthetic routes to novel Drug-Linkers to drive the next generation of targeted cancer therapy. As a Senior Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and find that everything we do is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. You will be part of a group that is comprised of experts in the scientific disciplines required for the development of small molecule API's and ADC Drug-Linkers. You will play a vital role as a key contributor in multi-disciplinary matrix teams from molecule nomination through the development of commercial manufacturing processes. You will provide key contributions to the implementation of process chemistry strategies through the development and execution of innovative synthetic chemistry. With your deep knowledge of Chemistry, you will use your scientific judgment to adapt methods and techniques to make decisions that influence projects. You will be recognized as a technical expert and a key scientific contributor.

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform individual lab work focused on developing safe, scalable processes
  • Be recognized as a technical expert by demonstrating advanced technical abilities
  • Employ state-of-the art technologies, including flow chemistry, high-throughput experimentation, catalysis, data-rich experimentation, computational and predictive tools
  • Deliver on tight timelines while maintaining high standards for the quality of your work including laboratory records, internal reports, and external communications
  • Respond to scientific challenges with rigor and creativity
  • Clearly communicate scientific solutions to Management as well as internal and external peers
  • Author and review manuscripts, technical documents, patents, production reports and technology transfer reports
  • Promote a supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Follow all Pfizer safety training and laboratory research guidelines to achieve compliance with all regulations

Education And Experience
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry with 0+ years of industrial experience or a master's degree and 7+ years of experience
  • This is an on-site designated role, and you will work five days per week on-site

Physical/Mental Requirements

This is a laboratory based role requiring and 5-8 hours of laboratory work per day.

Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel or Environment Requirements

This is a salaried position that infrequently requires weekends or evenings to achieve a deadline.

Relocation support available

Work Location Assignment:On Premise

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $88,300.00 to $147,100.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 12.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

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. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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