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(Archived) Scientist / Senior Scientist - Analytical Chemistry

Last Updated: 9/15/20

Job Description

Scientist/Senior Scientist – Analytical Chemistry

Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines, biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.

Zoetis discovers, develops and manufactures a diverse portfolio of animal health medicines, biopharmaceuticals and vaccines designed to meet the real-world needs of veterinarians and the livestock farmers and companion animal owners they support. We are currently seeking an analytical expert to join our Analytical Sciences group within R&D.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Represent Analytical Sciences at project team meetings and provide analytical support for drug substance and drug product development programs.
  • Design and conduct laboratory experiments including analytical method development, validation and transfer. Primary techniques are HPLC, GC, water content, dissolution testing and spectroscopy, but may include additional laboratory and instrumental methods.
  • Perform analytical methods necessary for the characterization and release of drug substance and drug product.
  • Design, set up, and conduct stability and other hypothesis driven studies.
  • Documentation, reporting, and communication of results in laboratory notebooks, technical reports, PowerPoint presentations, and oral presentations.
  • Interface with other scientists in a variety of technical disciplines including synthetic chemistry, formulation development, quality assurance, discovery, and manufacturing.
  • Assist in the preparation and writing of regulatory filings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in chemistry, laboratory sciences or other related discipline, at least 4-8 years industry experience preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.


  • PhD in analytical chemistry or other closely related discipline, 0-2 years industry experience preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience in a laboratory setting, specifically conducting and developing analytical methods.
  • Ability to work efficiently by organizing and prioritizing work effectively.

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.