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Scientist – Biopharmaceutical Analytical Development (JR00006816)

Zoetis

Last Updated: 1/10/21

Job Description

Scientist – BioPharmaceutical Analytical Development

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 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. Zoetis has the first monoclonal antibody therapy for treating atopic dermatitis in dogs. We are currently seeking to fill new positions to support our growing biopharmaceutical portfolio.

Zoetis Veterinary Medicine Research and Development, Analytical Sciences in Kalamazoo, MI is seeking an analytical scientist at the Sr. Associate Scientist / Scientist level. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for executing a variety of analytical methodologies necessary for characterization and release of biopharmaceutical products. Self-motivation, excellent problem-solving skills, and an ability to work independently and within a group are essential.

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

  • Design and conduct laboratory experiments including analytical method development, validation and transfer. Primary techniques are HPLC, capillary electrophoresis (cIEF, CE-SDS), mass spectrometry and spectrophotometric assays
  • Perform analytical methods necessary for the characterization and release of process and formulation samples
  • Document and communicate results in laboratory notebooks, technical reports, and oral presentations.
  • Collaborate with other scientists in a variety of technical disciplines including within Analytical Sciences, Formulation Development, Process Development, Biological Research, Clinical, Regulatory, Project Management, Quality Control and Manufacturing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS / MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or other related discipline, with at least 3-5 years of industry experience, preferably in the biopharmaceutical industry,
  • Motivated self-starter with strong communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills,
  • Biopharmaceutical development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing, validating and transferring biopharmaceutical analytical methods, including HPLC, capillary electrophoresis (cIEF, CE-SDS), spectroscopy, glycoprotein analysis, and mass spectrometry
  • Basic understanding of biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes, including cell culture, purification, and formulation
  • Skills and experience in experimental design, technical problem solving and continuous improvement; deepens technical knowledge through exposure and continuous learning
  • Ability to effectively plan and follow through on complex projects

Full time

Regular

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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 www.Zoetis.com/careers 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


Zoetis

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.