Pfizer Senior Associate Scientist, Analytical R&D (non PhD) in Andover, Massachusetts

The qualified candidate will join the Analytical R&D organization in Andover, MA, to enable development of biological therapeutics in Andover, MA. Within Analytical R&D the candidate will join the Project Progression & Biochemistry Group focused on monoclonal antibodies/fusion proteins/and other biological modalities. This group develops analytical methodologies and strategies needed to progress biotherapeutic products in the pipeline; this includes method development, process support, formulation and stability support, product characterization and method qualification.


  • Responsible for performing HPLC, SDS-PAGE, iCE, and CE and applying these methods to a broad range of biotherapeutics for early and late stage products.

  • Interact effectively with multi-disciplinary project teams.

  • Tabulate data, provide data interpretation to their teams and to their customers.

  • Revise/review/author test methods and technical reports.


  • Minimum of a BS degree with 2-4 years of experience or MS Degree with 0-2 years of experience in biochemistry, analytical chemistry, chemistry, or a related discipline working with biological molecules using an array of analytical methodologies.

  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge in protein biochemistry and analytical chemistry, and experience using some or all of the following techniques: all modes of HPLC, SDS-PAGE, iCE, CE, and/or peptide mapping for analysis of biologicals including; proteins, antibodies, peptides, and conjugates.

  • Non-technical attributes required include: verbal and written communication skills, cooperation and teamwork skills, and self-awareness.


  • GMP/GLP knowledge is desired.

  • Industrial experience and an understanding of the drug development process are desired.

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  • Last Date to Apply for Job: May 31, 2018

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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