Pfizer LC in Groton, Connecticut
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The Clinical Biomarker Mass Spectrometry group works with clinical and translational teams across Pfizer research units to develop and implement high value, fit-for-purpose mass spectrometry based biomarker assays and supportive studies for early phase clinical projects in a GCLP environment. We are currently seeking a laboratory scientist to support clinical biomarker assay development, clinical sample analysis and data processing. This scientist will act as a technical and scientific resource for assay development, sample analysis and support team efforts to advance innovation in new biomarker technologies. The candidate will interact with inter-departmental colleagues, clinical teams, research units and study sites in a matrix environment.
- Candidate will participate in all phases of LC-MS laboratory operations including new technology evaluations, the development of sample preparation and quantitation methods for endogenous molecules, data analysis, data reporting and follow up discussions for data integration and appropriate decision making. * Will work directly with team members, biomarker leads and clinical assay leads in a matrix environment.* Utlizes current scientific literature to influence assay development and biomarker selection strategies against portfolio objectives. * Proactively gathers input from colleagues, teams and management to avoid/address issues at the team/project level. * Understands fit-for-purpose assay development and support; effectively balances assay rigor against resource needs and study goals * Participates in advancing new technologies or techniques and applies them to portfolio challenges. * Utilizes GLP/GCLP guidance for validation and execution of laboratory work to support Pfizer clinical biomarker portfolio.* Occasional work outside of normal business hours should be anticipated.
- B.S. ( 3 years) or M.S. ( 1 year), in a relevant scientific field with direct liquid chromatography mass spectrometry experience including UHPLC, capillary/nano, QQQ and HRMS.* Experience in the development, characterization and implementation of quantitative LC-MS assays on endogenous molecules. * Independently operates LC and MS equipment.* Acts decisively, can work with limited information and uncertainty in a complex matrix environment.* Excellent oral/written communication skills.* Knowledge and understanding of GLP and/or GCLP regulations and guidelines and associated data/LIMS systems.* Excellent oral/written communication skills evident by contribution to peer reviewed manuscripts and participation at conferences.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending, ability to perform mathematical calculations.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Occasional work outside of normal business hours should be anticipated.
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LC Groton, Connecticut 1053183-1852