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Job Title Associate Scientist

JobID 1048697-1852

Location: Cambridge, MA

Description *About Pfizer*

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

*Role Description*

To provide direct technical support to partners in Research and Development in the delivery of projects by the completion of experiments, procedures, protocols or studies involving animal models. This position will be responsible for organizing and delivering study support needed on a daily basis as defined by CM Management and research partners. Work with other colleagues in the efficient conduct of techniques and therefore contribute significantly to the advancement of 3Rs. Perform all regulatory responsibilities in compliance with applicable local and/or global regulatory standards. All duties require minimal supervision.


*Support the project teams in Research and Development notably, but not exclusively, Neuroscience and Pain Research Unit by performing technical procedures in the conduct of experiments and protocols and by collecting, recording and exporting data in the delivery of studies. *Set a workplace standard through leading by example, showing mastery of all SOP's, regulatory guidelines and Pfizer policies. Exemplify work-place standards, positive habits and behaviors to co-workers.*Interact with the key in vivo contacts in project teams to understand their needs, engaging them in a flexible and constructive manner. *Contribute to operational excellence notably by the collation of metrics showing the efficient delivery of support across projects teams, including alignment with colleagues in CM in the delivery of technical support and its associated metrics when required. *Mentoring of colleagues in CM and other Research lines in the efficient and refined conduct of technical procedures and therefore contribute significantly to the 3Rs.*Assists with the scheduling and approving of requests for research support.*Maintains appropriate records in compliance with regulatory and departmental standards, this may include maintaining animal study related records. May be required to work under one of the following: the United States Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act and associated Regulations and Standards, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Good Laboratory Practices, Public Health Service Policy and/or AAALAC accreditation standards.


Educational Background:*Associates degree required; BA/BS in related field preferred*AALAS certification preferred Work Experience:*2 years of related experience.*Experience working in a pharmaceutical setting preferred.*Ability to demonstrate level of technical skills and abilities.All colleagues should have functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, calendar management and Internet Explorer. Colleagues should be able to use on line systems such as time tracking and document management. (e.g. SharePoint, Activity Tracker) Knowledge and use of other systems based upon job function may be required.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Occasional study coverage outside business hours, during weekend and holidays.

*EEO & Employment Eligibility*

Pfizer 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. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

*Associate Scientist*
*Cambridge, Massachusetts*

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