Sr. Analytical Scientist

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Oct 28, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
As a subject matter expert and leader in the laboratory, support the Manufacturing, Process Sciences (PS) and Quality Control (QC) departments through the development, optimization, troubleshooting, validation, transfer and application of analytical test procedures for product potency. The ideal candidate will lead a small team of Specialists and Scientists.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following
• Establish, develop, and/or optimize analytical methodology to test potency of protein products utilizing binding or cell-based assays in the QC laboratories.
• Lead and develop a team of analysts in the implementation of potency assays
• Stay informed in current industry trends in potency assay development and implementation in the QC environment
• Design, write, and review protocols for assay qualification/validation studies.
• Evaluate and make recommendations on new instrumentation and technology.
• Transfer new or improved control test procedures to customer groups.
• Lead troubleshooting activities for established test methods used in development and release testing. Provide analytical support in troubleshooting process and formulation problems.
• Perform job duties with limited direction from supervisor. Design scientifically sound studies and experiments being given only a general outline of the study goal.
• Tabulate results and write summary reports of assay development and validation studies.
• Present findings at departmental and interdepartmental meetings.
• Using the available scientific literature, develop scientific arguments for white paper justifications and investigation conclusions.
• Produce and maintain accurate records.
• Write group SOPs and provides drafts of proposed test methods to QC.
• Train junior level group members and act as a mentor within the laboratory.
• Represent Analytical Sciences on interdepartmental teams and in meetings

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to motivate employees and build team morale
• Support employees, executing against established guidelines and common procedures and policies
• Coordinate, organize and assign daily activities of operations
• Ability to identify problems and escalate accordingly
• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance
• Ability to analyze and identify trends.
• Develop and deliver effective presentations
• Strong written communication
• Ability to work in an ever-changing environment
• Critical thinking skills

Education and Experience
• Requires PhD in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Bioengineering with 3+ years of relevant experience; may consider another degree discipline; cGMP experience is strongly preferred. Analytical Scientist requires PhD in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Bioengineering.
• Previous supervisory experience preferred

Level to be determined based on relevant experience.

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