Research Scientist II, Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics in Buffalo, NY

Date Posted: 11/05/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Buffalo, NY
  • Job Type:
    Drug Discovery
  • Experience:
    Individual Contributor
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
The Research Scientist II, Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by demonstrating aptitude in a wide range of in vitro biochemical assays, sample processing, and analytical tools. Another key role of the scientist is to perform operations which aid in maximizing the research productivity of the laboratory staff. Day to day functions include maintaining laboratories, cleaning glassware, ordering and stocking supplies, as well as waste disposal. A major component in the scientist’s performance rating will be based on productivity, teamwork and cooperation.
Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the powerto improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.
In this role, you will:

• Conduct routine in vitro DMPK assays in an accurate and efficient manner, including incubations, sample processing, analysis, calculation of results, and reporting.
• Assist other scientists in performing in vitro DMPK and bioanalytical assays and be able to work in a group environment.
• Prepare solvents, buffers, and stock solutions of compounds and substrates under the supervision of other scientists.
• Keep accurate, legible and complete records of all experiments and observations.  Record all appropriate data electronically in AMRI’s databases.
• Submit complete, documented, and legible reports of testing.  Ensure that data is properly filed and accessible for review in accordance with appropriate SOP’s.
• Maintain the laboratory and laboratory instruments and equipment in a clean, organized, and orderly manner. Responsible for washing, cleaning, drying, and putting away glassware in pre-assigned locations as directed by the scientific staff.
• Organize work time so that multiple activities run concurrently.  Use time efficiently to accomplish immediate task and perform other needed activities. Manage workload and time to perform multiple projects effectively, and ensure all necessary paperwork is completed ona timely basis.


Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate Degree with major in Analytical Science, Pharmaceutical Science or equivalent relevant industrial experience
• 2 to 5 years’ experience of bioanalytical methods development (and validation) and execution of
in vitro ADME techniques
• 2 to 5 years of analysis by LC-MS/MS experience
• Computer training in the use of standard office software applications and databases
Language/Communication Skills
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.
Minorities/females/veterans/individuals withdisabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.

Job: Drug Discovery
Primary Location: Buffalo, New York
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: 11/05/2020
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AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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