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Pharmaceutical Scientist- Assay Development and Implementation
Ref No.: 18-25352
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance
*1 year contract position with additional opportunity based upon performance and continued business need*

The company:
Our client is a global healthcare company. The Company offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services and Alliances. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment includes human health pharmaceutical and vaccine products marketed either directly by the Company or through joint ventures. Human health pharmaceutical products consist of therapeutic and preventive agents, generally sold by prescription, for the treatment of human disorders. The Company sells its human health pharmaceutical products primarily to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed healthcare providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and other institutions. Vaccine products consist of preventive pediatric, adolescent and adult vaccines, primarily administered at physician offices.

Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirement: • BS, BA, MS or PhD in a life sciences discipline (Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Pathology, Cell Biology, etc.) or Chemistry Required Experience and Skills

**: • A minimum of 10 (for BS or BA), 5 (for MS) or 0 (for PhD) years of pharmaceutical industry experience
• A minimum of 5 years of direct experience in quantitative QQQ Mass Spectrometry assay development and implementation.
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Be able to work independently; strong leadership skills
• Ability to execute within a matrixed organization

Preferred Experience and Skills:
• Broad knowledge of drug development process and translational medicine
• Hand-on experience in clinical development/operation or managing the implementation of biomarker assays in support of drug development
• Experience with Regulated Clinical bioanalysis 

Responsibilities: 
Translational Biomarkers – Mass Spec contractor. Position Description : Utilizing the technologies of Flow Cytometry, Molecular Pathology, Immunochemistry, Mass Spectroscopy and Genomics, the Translational Molecular Biomarkers (TMB) is responsible for clinical biomarkers in all therapeutic areas and in all phases of clinical development at the Research Laboratories. Candidate should have a strong interest in Translational Sciences. The individual will have the following responsibilities:

• Develop, validate and run clinical biomarker assays using Quantitative QQQ Mass Spectrometry. Provide support for all therapeutic areas and all phases of clinical development.
• Assist in the transition of biomarker assays from Basic Research to Clinical by providing technical guidance on fit-for-purpose assay validation.
• Interface with scientists and physicians in early and late stage clinical development to execute on biomarker strategies in clinical trials.
• Writing memos, final reports and publications summarizing data, and writing/updating lab SOPs. Serve as a subject matter expert in tissue-based assay development and validation, collaborating with project teams, biomarker leaders, clinical operations and regulatory affairs on the implementation of these assays in clinical trials 

Pay Rate: $42.00 per hour
Drug and background screenings required


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