Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech•
Posted 30 days ago
Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing - Columbia has delivered expert scientific support to companies working to improve human and animal health. As a member of the Eurofins BPT- Columbia team, you'll work alongside respected technical experts dedicated to scientific excellence in a process driven regulatory compliant environment.
Eurofins BPT - Columbia is looking for a Principal Scientist-Protein Chemist to join our Biotech team which provides a comprehensive range of biopharmaceutical services from analytical physical-chemical characterization to routine release and stability testing utilizing well-established techniques including HPLC, capillary electrophoresis, light scattering, ELISA, and mass spectrometry.
The Principal Scientist position is an advanced level professional position involved in planning own work and supervising the day-to-day activities in a laboratory setting under prescribed processes (protocols, standard operating procedures, methods, etc.). Completes complex work for research and development, CGMP and/or GLP studies and documents and reports data in a timely manner according to regulatory guidelines. Plans the conduct of a study; monitors study procedures to ensure data accuracy and report quality; conducts complex analysis and experimentation on substances, for purposes such as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis and improvement of analytical methodologies. Typically serves as technical leader within group and may also be the project leader/study director on complicated projects.
Principal Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
Basic Minimum Qualifications:
The ideal candidate would possess :
Specialized Knowledge, Skills, or Training
Expert knowledge of scientific discipline; basic relevant technical skills; ability to read and understand protocols, SOPs, and technical guidelines. Compliance with, and knowledge of, regulatory guidelines and company SOPs (CGMP, GLP) is required. Skill with laboratory equipment is necessary. Good organizational skills; ability to follow direction and good communication skills are required. Ability to instruct and provide technical direction to others is required. Ability to consult with clients and knowledge of date submission requirements for clients is necessary. Mechanical aptitude is a plus. Expert skill in handling radioactive or toxic chemicals may be required.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Able to summarize data and results. Able to write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and others
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Knowledge of laboratory statistics may be necessary.
Ability to apply principles of scientific thinking to a complex range of intellectual and practical problems. Strong ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables where only limited standardization exists.
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Columbia, MO are encouraged to apply.
As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.