Senior Research Scientist - Extractable, Leachable & Impurities Department in Albany, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

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Senior Research Scientist in Albany, NY

AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
The Senior Research Scientist is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by designing, developing, validating and implementing analytical or bioanalytical procedures utilizing various types of mass spectrometers. 
Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.


In this role, you will:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

  • Perform complex laboratory analysis of pharmaceutical products and proficiently use various LC-MS(/MS) instrumentation, calculate and analyze data and record data in adherence with AMRI SOP's and the industry practice.
  • Act as the major individual contributor or analytical leader on multiple projects, including interacting with clients, reviewing and evaluating data, and writings analytical or bioanalytical reports and protocols.
  • Collaborate with peer scientists on impurity identification activities if needed.
  • Develop and validate LC-MS based analytical methods for trace organic compounds, for example extractables/leachables and genotoxic impurities, to support drug substance and drug product release.

Job Requirements

Required
 
  • Ph.D. in Analytical or Bioanalytical Chemistry, or other applicable natural science field OR; Master’s degree and three years of relevant experience OR; Bachelor’s and five years of relevant experience.
  • Chemical Hygiene training
 
 
Preferred
 
  • High Resolution Accurate Mass experience
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in method development of LC-MS(/MS) assays for small molecule bioanalysis in biological samples or trace organic analysis in pharmaceutical products or environmental samples in a regulated environment (e.g., GMP, GLP and GCP.)
  • Experience in biological sample preparation, including LLE, SPE, protein precipitation, etc., is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Waters UPLC-MS system and related software (Empower, Masslynx), Thermo Orbitrap or triple quad systems (TraceFinder, Xcalibur and LCquan software) is a strong plus.
  • Strong Project Management skills are desirable.
  • Relevant expertise in data mining and database development to enhance analytical screening methods for trace compound detection and identification is a strong plus.
 
 
All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.

Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.