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Scientist I - Research & Development

Company: WuXi AppTec
Location: Plainsboro
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

WuXi AppTec is a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device open-access capability and technology platform with global operations. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused platform, WuXi AppTec Group provides a broad and integrated portfolio of services to help our worldwide customers and partners shorten the discovery and development time and lower the

cost of drug and medical device R&D through cost-effective and efficient solutions.

At our Laboratory Testing Division, we provide a world class, globally integrated testing solution for drug development and medical device innovation. We enable scientists to transform ideas into the best healthcare products, accelerate the race from bench to bedside, and ultimately improve human life.

Our New Jersey site specializes in small molecule bioanalytical, drug metabolism, and pharmacokinetic services to the pharmaceutical, animal health and agrochemical industries. We are seeking a Scientist I within our Bioanalytical - Large Molecule / R & D Group located in Plainsboro, NJ.

Responsibilities

Job Summary: The R&D scientist is responsible for developing the bioanalytical capabilities for new drug modalities (e.g., gene and cell therapy). She/he will utilize advanced bioanalytical platform for supporting a variety of new drug modalities at all stages of development.

Essential Job Functions:

* Expand and strengthen global LM team's new bioanalytical capabilities and expertise by employing new methods and technologies. For example, expanding immune-based assays in gene and cell therapy programs. * Develop and transfer the bioanalytical assays using advanced technology platforms (e.g., qPCR, ELISPOT and Flow cytometry) * Collaborate in a highly matrixed environment across multiple internal groups including sample and reagent management, project management, quality control, quality insurance divisions. * Perform her/his duties consistent with FDA and GxP guidance * Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

Experience / Education:

* Bachelor's degree with >10 years related experience, or equivalent education and training. Master's degree with >5 years related experience, equivalent education, experience and training; or Doctorate Degree >2 years related experience, or relevant work experience.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

* Gene and cell therapy development experience is preferred. * Knowledge and experience of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) is a plus.

Physical Requirements:

* Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions. * Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to biohazards / Chemicals. * Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility * Must be able to wear appropriate PPE * Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels * Clarity of Vision * Ability to identify and distinguish colors * Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions * Ability to climb Ladders / Stairs / Scaffolding * Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

Keywords: WuXi AppTec, Trenton , Scientist I - Research & Development, Other , Plainsboro, New Jersey

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