Associate Scientist

  • Reference: CJ46269
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Role Summary: 

The person will participate and lead on various projects, analytical techniques and testing issues in support of clinical release and stability testing. 

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Apply analytical knowledge to interpretation of generated data and ensure high quality of the delivered results working with senior colleagues. 
  • Overall release and stability management of product(s) according to portfolio: Evaluate chemical and physical trends. Assist in drawing conclusions on shelf-life, retest period and storage instructions. 
  • Participate in projects as single point of contact building product stability expertise. 
  • Takes Lead on critical Lab Continuous Improvement projects and/or serve as representative on cross functional/Process teams. 
  • Write SOP’s, protocols, reports and IMPD/IND regulatory filing documents. 
  • Proactively identifies and drives process improvements. 
  • Acts as subject matter expert on assigned analytical techniques. 
  • Presents technical analytical data clearly and concisely to customers, i.e., internal and external regulatory inspections. 
  • Keeps abreast of analytical technology and compliance trends. 
  • Execute assigned NME transfer programs and related projects. 

Key Skills required: 

  • Innovative solutions/technical skills to troubleshoot laboratory issues. 
  • Customer focus and results and performance driven 
  • Sense of Urgency.
  • Ability to work well within team structures and provide leadership. 
  • Solid knowledge of physical, chemical and biological techniques is required. 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Good scientific and technical writing skills 

Education and Experience: 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Pharmacy or related scientific field is required 
  • At least 3 years experience or related post graduate academic experience is required. 
  • Knowledgeable of FDA/EMEA regulatory requirements applicable to biologics and/or pharmaceuticals. 
  • Practical analytical laboratory experience in a GMP environment is required.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Laura Jevens on 021 4911060 or email

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