WuXi AppTec Senior Research Scientist II in Plainsboro, New Jersey
Xenobiotic Laboratories (XBL), a subsidiary of the Lab Testing Division of WuXi AppTec, Inc., is a leading contract research laboratory specializing in small molecule bioanalytical, drug metabolism, and pharmacokinetic services to the pharmaceutical, animal health and agrochemical industries. XBL is seeking a Senior Research Scientist II for their Bioanalytical department located in Plainsboro, NJ.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans and carries out the more complex and exacting research studies.
Participates in planning the research studies.
Documents results and prepares interpretative reports, which may lead to further research.
Consults with, advises, and supervises other research personnel, as appropriate.
Compiles, records, calculates, and analyzes data in accordance with accepted standards and practices. Interprets significance of results and draws conclusions.
Writes comprehensive reports, recommending application of finings, and presents clear and concise oral reports of processes and accomplishments.
Assumes complete responsibility for assigned projects, such as acting as study director/ principal investigator, and assumes a continuing responsibility for contributing ideas related to this area of investigation.
Maintains close professional contact with development in the field of specialization.
Generally, acts as project coordinator.
Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices as well as EPA, FDA, OECD, and other applicable regulations.
Promotes implementation and compliance with XBL safety policies, practices, and procedures in order to maintain a safe work environment and minimize or eliminate injury.
Guides, counsels, and manages employees in order to contribute to the goals of XBL for both a long and short period and to encourage personal growth.
Assists the Director of the group with implementation of new processes
Takes ownership of an internal project for the improvement of the Bioanalytical department
Other duties as assigned.
Experience / Training / Education:
S degree in chemistry, biology, or a related discipline, or equivalent
3-8 years of applicable industrial experience
Any similar combination of education and experience
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
Expert knowledge of applicable scientific concepts, practices, and procedures within biological or chemical R&D laboratory setting
Well organized, detail oriented, and adaptable to changes
Effective oral and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Computer skills: knowledge of internet research, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects and deadlines
Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction
Ability to work in a team environment
Familiarity with and adherence to regulatory guidelines consistent with XBL requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Job ID: 2018-4026
External Company Name: WuXi AppTec Inc
External Company URL: http://wuxiapptec.com
Street: 107 Morgan Lane