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Senior Research Scientist

Description:

  • Performs complex laboratory analysis of pharmaceutical products and proficiently uses analytical instrumentation, calculates and analyzes data and records data in adherence with PPD SOP's and the industry.
  • Routinely acts as the project leader on multiple projects, interacts with clients, reviews and evaluates data, writes reports and protocols.
  • Responsible for the scientific conduct of the project and communication of regulatory issues with senior level team members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid understanding and knowledge of general chemistry and separation science or relevant requested lab focus.
  • Full understanding of laboratory requirements, PPD & client SOPs, ICH guidelines, USP requirements and FDA guidance
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasks
  • Proficiency on technical operating systems
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability in technical writing skills
  • Time management and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Ability to train junior staff

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a laboratory and/or a clinical environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
  • Occasional drives to site locations, occasional domestic travel.
  • Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.
  • Rare exposure to skin and lung irritants, radiation, toxic materials and hazardous waste.
  • Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves.
  • Exposure to fluctuating and/or extreme temperatures on rare occasions.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in an upright and /or stationary position for 6-8 hours per day.
  • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists to operate lab equipment.
  • Occasional mobility needed.
  • Occasional crouching, stooping, with frequent bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
  • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
  • Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
  • Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence.
  • Ability to perform under stress.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Regular and consistent attendance

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.