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Senior Associate Scientist


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Job Title Senior Associate Scientist

JobID 1046308-1852

Location: Andover, 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*

The qualified candidate will join the Analytical R&D organization to enable development of biological therapeutics in Andover, MA. Within Analytical R&D, the candidate will join the Project Progression & Biochemistry Group focused on monoclonal antibodies/fusion proteins/and other biological modalities. This group executes an array of testing to progress biotherapeutic products in the pipeline; this includes method development and qualification, impurity assessment, excipient analysis, process support, formulation and stability support, and product characterization.


The qualified colleague is responsible for developing, troubleshooting and applying a variety of analytical methodologies to a broad range of biotherapeutics for early to late stage projects. The candidate is responsible for becoming proficient in a breadth of analytical methodologies including HPLC for proteins and small molecules, electrophoresis (ie. SDS-PAGE, iCE, and CGE), and some Compendial test methods. The candidate must work within corporate guidelines and must appropriately record, archive, tabulate, interpret, and report all data. The ability to resolve scientific, technical, operational or business problems by extrapolating from previous work, standard methods and literature observations or by consulting with others appropriately is required. The candidate must be able to interact effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to multitask and effective interpersonal and communication skills are required.


MINIMUM: The candidate must have a minimum of a B.S degree in biochemistry, chemistry, or a related discipline, and 1-5 years of experience working with biological molecules using an array of analytical methodologies. The ideal candidate will have knowledge in protein biochemistry and analytical chemistry, and experience using some or all of the following techniques: All modes of HPLC (SE-HPLC, CEX, HILIC, RP-HPLC, etc.), SDS-PAGE, iCE and CE for analysis, and/or peptide mapping for analysis of biologicals including; proteins, antibodies, peptides, and conjugates. Industrial experience and an understanding of the drug development process are desired. Non-technical attributes required include: verbal and written communication skills, cooperation and teamwork skills, and self-awareness.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Position requires occasional light lifting and periods of standing, sitting or walkingNON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Position may require occasional travel to enable project progression. Position requires adherence to site and local safe work practices.

*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.

*Senior Associate Scientist*
*Andover, Massachusetts*

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