Pfizer Associate Scientist in St Louis, Missouri


The qualified candidate will be an associate scientist in an analytical organization (Analytical R&D) seeking to lead the industry in technologies applied to advance biotechnologically-derived products to the market through innovation and delivery of cutting edge analytical testing. The qualified candidate will primarily perform laboratory activities and data generation and review as a part of an organization that focuses on method validation and transfer of analytical methods and technologies for biological therapeutics.


Candidate should have a good foundation of laboratory operations and scientific principles. They will be involved in laboratory execution of protocols, data generation, analysis, and review for method validation activities to support process qualification and commercial launch.

The candidate is responsible for becoming proficient in a breadth of analytical methodologies including HPLC, electrophoresis, and other relevant assays. The colleague must be able to interact effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The candidate must thrive in a fast-paced matrixed environment. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to multitask and effective interpersonal and communication skills are required. Documentation of analytical results in regulated systems is required.


MINIMUM: BS in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related field with 0-3 year's experience.

DESIRABLE: Laboratory experience in a variety of analytical laboratory techniques. Ability to follow established procedures under minimal supervision. Experience with Quality Systems and Good Manufacturing Practices. Some knowledge of method validation.


•Excellent documentation skills

•Self-motivated and highly effective in a team-based environment

•Effective oral and written communication skills

•Experience in analysis of large molecules

•Experience with laboratory data systems such as Laboratory Information Management Systems


Position requires occasional light lifting and periods of standing, sitting or walking, ability to perform mathematical calculations.


Minimal work-related travel may be needed.


The Associate Scientist interacts with Analytical R&D colleagues and direct line management to carry out primary routine responsibilities; however the position also requires interaction with process and formulation development scientists and multi-disciplinary project teams.

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