The laboratory groups at Catalent RTP are responsible for the support of pharmaceutical product development in a range of dosage forms both directly with customers and in collaboration with other Catalent facilities. This Associate Scientist position will be supporting the Bioassay group within the Biopharmaceutical Support Services Department.
II. Department Summary
As a member of the bioassay team, you will utilize your expertise to support the implementation of both cell-based and non-cell based bioassay techniques in support of the pharmaceutical industry. Your efforts will focus on delivering high-quality scientific contributions by developing and validating complex biological assays. As a scientist and leader in our organization, you will be a key component of the engine that powers our operation, applying expertise in the biological sciences.
A high level of expertise in ELISAs and cell-based bioassays is required. Experience with working in a highly GMP-regulated environment is preferred. Additional experience with other immunoassay and molecular biology techniques, such as qPCR, SDS-PAGE and Western Blots is also preferred.
III. Job Summary
Under general supervision, performs work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involves limited responsibility. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity is required. Follows established protocols and work plans. May be assisted by laboratory technicians / assistants.
IV. Specific Duties, Activities and Responsibilities
Perform activities of moderate complexity involving others. 50%
Assist in the implementation of new technologies or approaches. 10%
Occasional contact with customer technical personnel to effectively coordinate laboratory studies. 10%
Writes summary reports with supervisory guidance. Can effectively coach or instruct technicians or lab associates on basic procedures. 5%
Leads team activities as needed. Strives to involve all team members and encourages mutual support. 5%
Identify personal opportunities for development consistent with business needs. 5%
Develop solutions for basic technical problems. 5%
Take the initiative to propose deviations from established procedures and methods based upon sound judgment. 5%
All other duties as assigned. 5%
Development & Clinical Services
IV. Job Requirements
Education and Experience:
Master's degree and 0 years related experience; Bachelor's degree and >1 years related experience; or Associate's degree and >3 years related experience or equivalent education, experience, and training
Degree in a biological field is preferred ...cont.