Pfizer Senior Associate Scientist, Bioassay in Andover, Massachusetts
The Senior Associate Scientist, Analytical Chemistry position within the Bioassay and Impurity Testing Group is responsible for the development, maintenance and testing of bioassays to evaluate the potency of biological candidates in clinical development. The methods may be used for characterization for a range of biological candidates in clinical development and process development. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding and knowledge of cell culture and the development of immunoassays and cell based functional assays. Prior experience in assay validation is highly desirable, as well as any experience working in cGMP environment. Excellent writing skills, and the ability to document and communicate results to a wide array of scientists and management will be critical.
Method development, qualification, validation and transfer in a cGMP environment are the primary functions. Working within a team setting, the qualified candidate will be responsible for developing immunoassays and cell based assays to monitor the intended mechanism of action of drug candidates. This data is required to elucidate structure-function and to confirm suitable quality of clinical supplies. These will be used in a broad portfolio including monoclonal antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates, therapeutic proteins and vaccines.
- B.A. / B.S. or M.S. in biology, biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, or related field with 2-5 years of experience.
ICH Method validation experience.
Experience in GxP (GLP, GMP) environment and implementation of continuous improvement practices. Experience with biotherapeutic development
Comfortable and effective in a team-based, fast-paced environment where multi-tasking required
Comfortable giving presentations in project and group meetings
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Additional Offer Details
Last Date to Apply for Job: November 7, 2017
Location: Andover, MA
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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