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Scientist III, Small Molecule

Job Summary: The Scientist III will independently conduct a variety of complex sample preparation and analysis procedures to quantitatively measure pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical compounds in a GLP regulatory laboratory environment. The employee is responsible for the scientific excellence, project management as well as client relationship development. They may be required to supervise a team of scientists to ensure timely delivery of data and reports.
Essential Job Functions:
·       Designs, plans, and caries out experiments and associated research assignments.
·       May independently devise procedures or studies to search out causes and remedies for problems.
·       Performs and/or oversees work to attain objectives.
·       Utilizing the effective time management to complete assigned tasks on time with high accuracy
·       Operates and/or oversees the operation of equipment to acquire experimental data.
·       Compiles, calculates, plots, and analyzes, and with experience, interprets data; records and maintains data in accordance with accepted standards and practices.
·       May act as principal investigator. Assumes complete responsibility for assigned projects, assumes a continuing responsibility for contributing ideas related to this area of investigation.
·       Prepares reports, oral and written, covering work objectives, methods, and results, which may include recommendation for further experimentation.
·       Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and EPA, FDA, or other regulations pertaining to the study.
·       Promotes implementation and compliance with WuXi AppTec safety policies, practices, and procedures in order to maintain a safe work environment and minimize or eliminate injury.
·       Maintains and enhances technical expertise, knowledge in the Bioanalytical area which include up-to-date-technology in method development and sample analysis for parent drugs and its metabolites in various biological matrices.
·       Prepare draft scientific presentation in-house and in scientific meetings
·       Guides and counsels employees in order to contribute to the goals of XBL for both the long and short period and to encourage personal growth.
·       Identifies safety hazards and initiates corrective action. Assists in the safety training for subordinates and/or less experienced staff.
·       Supervises and participates in training of Associate Scientists, Scientist I and II.
·       Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
Experience / Education:  
·       Bachelor’s or M.S. degree in chemistry, biology, or equivalent
·       At least 5-7 years of relevant experience in animal research field or equivalent
·       Any similar combination of education and/or work equivalent experience
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
·       Knowledge of commonly used scientific concepts, practices, and procedures within pharmacology or animal science field
·       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
·       Knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
·       Knowledge of Data Acquisitions and Operating Software as Analyst, MassLynx.
·       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 WuXi AppTec requirements