Emergent BioSolutions Assistant Scientist, Bioanalytics Full Time in Winnipeg, MB

Emergent BioSolutions

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Assistant Scientist, Bioanalytics
Winnipeg, MB

Execute validation studies and assist with validation protocol/report writing. Those who join Emergent Bio….

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

Assistant Scientist, Bioanalytics

Emergent BioSolutions is seeking an Assistant Scientist to join our Analytical Sciences team.

The Assistant Scientist will use their expertise support the following:

Develop and qualify/validate analytical or bioanalytical assays using spectroscopic, chromatographic, electrophoretic, immunological, in-vitro bioassay or related novel approaches to support sample analysis for various corporate functions.

Perform GMP or GLP compliant testing as required to support product release & stability or nonclinical/ clinical studies.

Perform testing as required to support product discovery, proof of concept studies, and candidate selection.

Characterize products and impurities to support process/product development, licensure, and product investigations.

(AADF) Characterize and/or develop drug product formulations.

What sets us apart?

Our Analytical team is comprised of skilled professionals whose passion for Science has shaped our careers. Our work supports the successful development & manufacturing of life saving products and we leave work each day knowing we’ve made a difference. We don’t operate “status quo” – we thrive on continuous improvement! If you are motivated by driving change – this is the role for you!

Position Accountabilities:
Technician I

Perform routine laboratory procedures

Execute experiment protocols

Receive and test samples

Be familiar with a wide variety of analytical / laboratory / scientific methodologies and techniques

Document laboratory work consistent with GxP requirements

Maintain laboratory records and inventory for supplies and reagents

Perform preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment

Maintain a clean and sanitary work area in accordance with standard laboratory practice and procedures

Adhere to all effective SOPs and safety requirements

Technician II

All of the above plus

Generate and execute experiment protocols/reports

Execute validation studies and assist with validation protocol/report writing

Make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results

Be familiar with scientific literature and contribute to the development of a project

Contribute meaningful ideas to assist with development and/or troubleshooting

Work productively with other team members as well as on independent assignments

(GLP) Perform sample/specimen testing according to GLP study protocols and analytical plans, review data, address audit observations and contribute to final report preparation

Our ideal candidate will have:
University degree or technical diploma in chemistry, biology or related field of study

0-5 years directly related experience in a recognized professional or technical/scientific field

Competent in laboratory safety and generally-accepted lab practice, including maintaining adequate written laboratory records.

Able to communicate and articulate information in both written and verbal forms.

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; can work collaboratively with others.

Able to interpret analytical data to support research and development work (Technician II).

Able to transfer ideas into scientifically sound and efficient experimental protocols (Technician II).

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel

Basic knowledge of pharmaceutical GLPs and GMPs (Technician II)

Knowledge of laboratory techniques and safety precautions

WHMIS and biohazard safety awareness

Training in GLP regulations is required prior to participating in a GLP study

As part of our team, you’ll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-24
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