Entry Level Associate Scientist

Piper Clinical Solutions is seeking a motivated Entry Level Associate Scientist to support a large biotech company in the Baltimore, MD area. The Entry Level Associate Scientist is responsible for working across several departments such as quality assurance, quality control and validation to perform microbiological testing.


Responsibilities for the Entry Level Associate Scientist:

·       Perform microbiological testing for buffers and solutions, manufacturing samples, drug substance and finished drug product samples

·       Perform validating testing of microbiological procedures for client products/materials

·       Develop, draft, edit and review microbiological protocols

·       Perform document writing, data analysis, results presentation, and trending

·       Develop microbial contamination control plan with focus on sterility and manufacturing drug products under a controlled environment

·       Evaluate manufacturing processes to eliminate and limit bioburden, cleaning steps, equipment hold times and bioburden monitoring


Requirements for the Entry Level Associate Scientist:

·       1+ years of experience working in a GMP environment (pharmaceutical/biotech industry – sampling and testing, environmental monitoring)

·       Experience using aseptic technique

·       Knowledge of cGMP, safety, documentation and data trending

·       Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Biology, or other science related field


Salary for the Entry Level Associate Scientist:

·       Salary: based off of years of experience

·       Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, & 401k Contributions



Microbiologist, microbiology, biology, drug substance, manufacturing, drug product samples, data trending, validation testing, microbiological, microbiological methods, raw materials, data interpretation, data analysis, data, SOP, standard operating procedure, document writing, statistical analysis, cGMP, GMP, bioburden, endotoxin, clean room, cleanroom, aseptic manufacturing, aseptic techniques,