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Associate Principal Scientist – Analytical R&D | Meath

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 19225

Associate Principal Scientist – Analytical R&D | Meath

The Associate Principal Scientist will provide technical leadership within the analytical teams.  

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Leadership for development, validation, implementation, troubleshooting and transfer of analytical methods (among different Company sites, and between the Company and CROs), being responsible of writing technical protocols and reports.
  • Partner across analytical and process teams to assess clinical and commercial drug substance, including investigation support.
  • Review analytical testing of drug substance release, stability and characterization for biologics under GMP/GDP
  • Analyzing and optimizing of current lab/business processes in the laboratories. Lead implementation of new technologies and methodologies.
  • Review and approval of analytical methods, SOPs and other documentation.
  • Coaching and mentoring of analytical senior scientists and analytical scientists.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience or M.S. with a minimum of 7 years of experience or Bachelor with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
  • Ability to design, direct and/or execute the development and qualification of release, characterization, and stability assays for testing of clinical trial material and in support of product and process development.
  • Broad experience with Ultrahigh Pressure Liquid Chromatography (UPLC)/High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Capillary Electrophoresis, or other large molecule characterization technique.
  • Broad experience with protein biochemistry and/or biochemical analytical techniques of proteins or with any biophysical methods.
  • Experience in Analytical Methodologies and sound scientific understanding of Critical Quality.

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Bonus.
  • Pension.
  • Healthcare.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675