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Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry
Accepting BioReady
Full Time


not disclosed
Prince Edward Island
Date Posted
05/06/2018 - 13:30
Closing Date
13/06/2018 - 13:30
Job Description

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • B.Sc. in chemistry with minimum 5 years analytical chemistry experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • M.Sc. or PhD. would be considered an asset
  • Expert knowledge of high pressure liquid chromatography and column chemistry for method development and method validation of small drug molecules, lipid and polymers
  • Strong background in analytical methodology including: IR, UV, NMR GC, Mass Spec, GPC, XRD and thermal analysis Working knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Office Suite, chemical drawing software as well as the ability to perform online chemical database searches.
  • Experience in bioanalytical chemistry considered an asset
  • Good understanding of ICH, FDA, and USP guidelines is essential, including the ability to apply the guidelines in context of the stage of pharmaceutical development
  • Knowledge of cGMP guidelines and regulatory requirements for API’s and drug products
  • Excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills
Duties & Responsibilities: 

The candidate will be responsible for: • Carrying out literature searches to evaluate currently known analytical methods and preparing analytical research and development plans • Developing project plans and provide updates on analytical projects that relate to product characterization. • Developing and validating modern analytical methodologies applying high pressure liquid chromatography: gas chromatography, ultraviolet spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, etc. • Maintaining, calibrating and troubleshooting analytical equipment • Understanding and evaluating analytical methods suitable for in process formulation testing and final product release • 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 • Design analytical methods and validation protocols that are in compliance with ICH and FDA guideline • Preparing purified analytical standards • Training and supervising summer students if needed

Other Information: 

BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by visiting and choosing the “Apply Now” button below. Closing Date: June 13, 2018