Monday, April 20, 2015

Scientist III

Scientist III, Biologics & Biotechnology ( Bio - Analytical Group )
United States Pharmacopeia-India (P) Limited
5 - 8 yrs
Summary of the Position:
We are seeking an individual from the industry to join the Bio-analytical group in the Biologics & Biotechnology Department at USP-India.
The successful candidate must  possess a strong background, preferentially in the instrumentation and biochemical analysis of therapeutic peptides and be motivated and passionate about conducting high quality scientific research. As a member of the Bio-analytical group, this role will involve responsibility for the design and execution of peptide and protein related USP-NF activities, including analytical characterization and validation. The job will require the ability to take responsibility and to meet project timelines, a high level of independence and the ability to work and communicate effectively with project teams.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Design peptide/protein analysis strategies.
Perform identification, assay, impurity specific tests for drug substances and drug products.
Conduct laboratory test procedures with minimal supervision and errors and interpret results correctly.
Review and evaluation of scientific literature in the relevant technical area.
Assist in purchase of laboratory equipment and lab management.
Troubleshoot instruments within the area of expertise.
Execute testing/analysis, record experimental data. Ensure clear and accurate transcription of results and calculations.
Routinely apply personal experience, academic training, and technical insights to solve complex problems in the laboratory and be able to work independently.
Motivated and passionate about conducting high quality scientific research
UG:B.Sc - Bio-Chemistry
PG:M.Sc - Bio-Chemistry
Doctorate:Any Doctorate - Any Specialization, Doctorate Not Required
Minimum Requirements
Masters degree in Analytical Chemistry/Biochemistry with not less than six (06) years of industrial experience in the relevant field.
Hands-on experience on LCMS and HPLC as applied to peptides and proteins.
Working knowledge of MALS, UPLC, CD, Capillary Electrophoresis and NMR would be a plus.
Demonstrated progression in career with increasing responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The candidate should have thorough scientific/technical expertise to independently carry out characterization of peptides using HPLC & LCMS. Should have handled HPLC/Empower, Chemstation platforms. Analytical support using chromatographic techniques with particular emphasis on size exclusion & reverse phase-HPLC. Proficiency with Multiple-Angle Light Scattering (MALS), HPLC method development. Protein characterization techniques such as CD, sequencing, SDS-PAGE, protein estimation and UV-Vis spectrophotometry. Ability to write/execute technical documents, SOP/STP and well versed with GxP.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Scientist I & II
Company Profile: United States Pharmacopeia-India (P) Limited

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