Research Scientist I (392)

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Aug 01, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Equal Opportunity Employer

Purpose of Position:

The Research Scientist I is responsible for executing analytical tasks, including method development activities, for one or more projects to support research and development primarily focused on oligonucleotides.

Key Responsibilities:

  • ICP-MS experience on elemental impurities analysis
  • Experience in use of high resolution mass spectrometer
  • Peptide, protein or oligonucleotide sequencing experience
  • Execute testing per method or protocol for development, qualification, verification, validation, and transfer of analytical methods
  • Analyze test samples, process data, and report results with minimal errors to support research and development primarily focused on oligonucleotides
  • Provide analytical support to Process Development and Manufacturing
  • Design and perform method development experiments
  • Perform GDP and technical peer review
  • Author technical documentation (e.g. methods, procedures)
  • Provide technical leadership in analytical project meetings
  • Maintain laboratory compliance
  • Provide basic-level training in lab techniques and procedures
  • Plan, track, and execute tasks to deliver project results on time
  • Communicate with clients and elevate issues to project team leader
  • Contribute to department objectives for continuous improvement and technical excellence

Job Requirements:

  • MS with 2+ years of experience or BS with 4+ years of experience
  • Perform any laboratory procedure
  • Operate and troubleshoot KF, U/HPLC instruments
  • Knowledge of undergraduate general and organic chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry knowledge including theory and application of fundamental analytical techniques for identification, purity, and assay
  • Basic Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Perform algebraic and basic statistical calculations correctly
  • Proficient in technical writing and department-wide presentations
  • Understand and edit laboratory SOPs