Covance

Staff Scientist I

US-IN-Indianapolis
Job Number
2017-14927
Job Category
Scientific Advanced Degree
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

  • Undertakes original research that includes developing and confirming highly sensitive, reliable assay methodologies for the rapid and accurate analysis of pharmaceuticals in biological fluids and tissues.
  • Performs complex analytical methods on biological matrices, often involving problem solving situations.
  • Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques, and regulatory requirements in bioanalytical and mass spectrometry studies and accepts leadership role in developing scientific approaches.
  • Acts as research scientist, in a team work setting, for technical direction on complex bioanalytical and mass spectrometry projects.
  • Responds to unscheduled deadlines, client needs, crises, etc. without neglecting other duties.
  • Produces reports for reliable, sensitive, and validated methods of analyses.
  • Authors scientific papers which are published in peer reviewed journals.
  • Participates in client visits.
  • Contributes to long-range planning and technical policies of the department.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education/Qualifications

  • PhD in chemistry, or equivalent degree, with 0 to 2 years of related experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.

Experience

  • Experience and knowledge of analytical instrumentation (eg - ELISA, MSD, Gyros).
  • Proven track record of analytical method development.
  • Skilled in conducting research, compiling data, data interpretation, and writing reports according to regulatory requirements.
  • Skilled in performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.
  • Knowledge of laboratory automation software, system software, and Microsoft applications.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

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