Research Associate I-Validation Scientist (IChem)

Job Overview:

The Role:

Develops/validates methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment is desired.
  • Experience with LIMS system
  • At least 3 years of validation experience
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs
  • Experience in troubleshooting assays
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • At least 3 years' experience in method validation working on various immunoassay platforms
  • Independently sets up, maintains, operates, and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution.
  • Performs and sets up method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices with little or no supervision.
  • Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.
  • Is a technical resource for the department (trouble shooting, method development, method transfer, and qualifications)
  • Has worked on cell-based assays
  • Acts as a project leader, overseeing a small group of technical staff, with minimal supervision.
  • Can independently review, organize, and evaluate data.
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
  • Performs other related lab duties as assigned.
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives.
  • Participates in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.
  • Assists in evaluation of new technologies or techniques.


Education/Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in science plus at least 4-5 years of previous laboratory experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education


Experience:

  • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment is desired.
  • Experience with LIMS system
  • At least 3 years' experience in method validation working on various immunoassay platforms
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.
  • Experience in cell-based assays
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.