Covance Staff Scientist - Bioanalytical LC/MS in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Description:

We are seeking a Staff Scientist - Bioanalytical LC/MS for our Indianapolis, IN site. This position will lead a scientific team to conducts complex and challenging feasibility/development studies.

• Implements new techniques and instrumentation to improve bioanalytical operations.

• Accepts leadership role in troubleshooting and solving challenging bioanalytical problems.

• Assesses interest and feasibility of research projects requiring a high degree of creativity and technical organization.

• Directs and conducts both fundamental and general application studies in the areas of bioanalytical chemistry.

• Monitors, evaluates, and reviews the scientific performance of assays.

• Authors scientific papers, which are published in peer reviewed journals, and presented in scientific meetings.

• Performs scientific mentoring activities (e.g.; training study specific techniques, assisting with complex analytical work/problem solving, and presenting technique seminars).

• Contributes to long-range planning and technical policies of the department.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

• Promotes a cohesive team environment.

• Assists in setting up and performing method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices.

• Makes suggestions for modifications in test methods or procedures.

• Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.

• Ability to serve as lead chemist on projects, overseeing a small group of technical staff, with supervision.

• Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.

• Trains and assists less experienced staff.

• Participates in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.

• Participates in process improvement initiatives.

• Assists in evaluation of data for incorporation into written reports.

• Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.

• Assists in writing reports, methods, protocols and SOPs.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requisition ID: 69108BR

Job Category: Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical

Locations: United States - Indianapolis, IN

Shift: 1

Job Postings: We are seeking a Staff Scientist - Bioanalytical LC/MS for our Indianapolis, IN site. This position will lead a scientific team to conducts complex and challenging feasibility/development studies.

• Implements new techniques and instrumentation to improve bioanalytical operations.

• Accepts leadership role in troubleshooting and solving challenging bioanalytical problems.

• Assesses interest and feasibility of research projects requiring a high degree of creativity and technical organization.

• Directs and conducts both fundamental and general application studies in the areas of bioanalytical chemistry.

• Monitors, evaluates, and reviews the scientific performance of assays.

• Authors scientific papers, which are published in peer reviewed journals, and presented in scientific meetings.

• Performs scientific mentoring activities (e.g.; training study specific techniques, assisting with complex analytical work/problem solving, and presenting technique seminars).

• Contributes to long-range planning and technical policies of the department.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

• Promotes a cohesive team environment.

• Assists in setting up and performing method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices.

• Makes suggestions for modifications in test methods or procedures.

• Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.

• Ability to serve as lead chemist on projects, overseeing a small group of technical staff, with supervision.

• Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.

• Trains and assists less experienced staff.

• Participates in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.

• Participates in process improvement initiatives.

• Assists in evaluation of data for incorporation into written reports.

• Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.

• Assists in writing reports, methods, protocols and SOPs.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education/Qualifications: • PhD in chemistry, or equivalent degree, with 2-5 years of related experience.

• Recognized expert in bioanalytical chemistry.

• Highly skilled in conducting research, data interpretation and writing reports.

• Proven track record of analytical method development.

Experience: • Experience and knowledge of analytical instrumentation (eg – HPLC, GC, LC/MS/MS).

• Highly skilled in performing scientific presentation and preparing scientific publications.

• Knowledge of laboratory automation software, system software, and Microsoft applications.

• Effective oral and written communication skills.

• Knowledge of regulated analytical environment (GLP preferred)

EEO Statement:

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