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Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry
Full Time


not disclosed
Prince Edward Island
Date Posted
04/04/2018 - 13:15
Closing Date
21/04/2018 - 13:15
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Job Description

BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BioVectra Inc. has an opening for a Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry.  This is a permanent, full-time position located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out literature searches to evaluate currently known analytical methods and preparing analytical research and development plans
  • Assisting in project evaluations and with pro forma costing of custom projects
  • Developing and validating modern analytical methodologies applying high pressure liquid chromatography: gas chromatography, ultraviolet spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, etc.
  • Maintaining, calibrating and troubleshooting analytical equipment
  • Completing paperwork for the release of materials, including status labels and certificates of analysis
  • Writing quality control procedures, cGMP protocols and reports
  • Transferring technology to technical staff, as a member of the project team working effectively with both the R&D and Quality Control groups
  • Preparing purified analytical standards

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • B.Sc. in chemistry with minimum 2 years analytical chemistry experience
  • Knowledge of analytical methodology including: IR, UV, NMR GC, HPLC, KF, SDS-PAGE and protein assay methods
  • Working knowledge of computer software including WordPerfect, spreadsheets, chemical drawing software as well as the ability to perform online chemical database searches.
  • Experience in bioanalytical chemistry considered an asset
  • Knowledge of cGMP guidelines and regulatory requirements for API’s and drug products considered an asset
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, communication and problem-solving skills

BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by visiting our website and choosing the “Apply Now” button below .

Closing Date: April 21, 2018

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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