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Associate Scientist - Bioanalytical

Company Name:
Career Transitions, LLC
Associate Scientist - Bioanalytical
This position is responsible for developing and validating methods to quantify chemical entities according to applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and/or GxP regulations. This individual demonstrates proficiency in the use of instrumentation and laboratory techniques and effectively applies his/her experience and knowledge to execute method development and validation. This individual contributes to the department by working independently, completing assigned projects on time, participating in process improvement initiatives, and communicating effectively with others. This individual may function as a Principal Investigator or Study Director, responsible for the development and execution of validation and sample analysis protocols/plans in accordance with company SOPs, industry regulatory guidelines (GxP), and budgetary guidelines.

Duties & Responsibilities
(purpose of the function and results to be accomplished include but are not limited to the following):
. Communicates effectively with supervisors, colleagues, Principal Investigators, and Study Directors.
Demonstrates commitment to quality.
Effectively works in a team and demonstrates a commitment to achieving company goals.
Efficiently prioritizes assigned daily workload and uses time productively.
Punctual and reliable attendance according to company policy.
Adheres to safety procedures at all times.
Reads, understands, and follows SOPs, safety requirements, regulatory guidelines, and company policies.
Independently develops and validates quantitative methods.
Independently completes validation and leads others in the completion of validation projects.
Assists in troubleshooting method performance issues.
Consistently documents all procedures and materials in compliance with GxP standards.
Operates applicable laboratory instruments including their respective software applications.
Assists in the completion of laboratory investigations and quality observations, as needed.
Recognizes method and data issues and communicates them to management to minimize study
impact.
Demonstrates ability to function as project lead for sample analysis and validation studies.
. May function as a Principal Investigator, Study Director, and/or Contributing Scientist, as assigned.
Possesses a willingness to perform additional work as assigned by management and as part of the individual?s development plan.

Qualifications:
. PhD in relevant field and 0-2 years of relevant experience; or
MS/BS/BA in relevant field and 5-7 years of relevant experience; or
HS/GED/Associates and 10+ years of relevant experience.
Proficient using laboratory software applications (i.e., LIMS and data acquisition software).
Working knowledge of GxPs and industry guidance documents.
Positively contributes to quality metrics by maintaining minimal level of laboratory errors and failed runs.
Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, sometimes on short notice.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to work under specific time constraints.

Benefits at a Glance:
. Two choices of medical coverage, including prescription drug and vision coverage
Two choices of dental coverage
Medical and dependent pre-tax flexible spending accounts
Paid time off bank and holidays
Retirement savings plan, 401K plan with company matching on employee contributions
Short/Long term disability plans, voluntary life insurance, and company paid life insurance
Tuition reimbursement program
Employee assistance program

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