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