Associate Scientist, Microbiology 2nd Shift

WuXi AppTec
National Park, New Jersey, US
Jul 02, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Independent scientist who demonstrates innovative technical knowledge and significantly contributes to the overall operations of the lab. Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills and actively contributes to training, report generation and documentation. Demonstrates strong supervisory skills and contributes to the achievement of company and departmental goals and objectives. Performs and directs assays according to and in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Acts as Study Director as required.

• Demonstrates innovative and independent scientific technical expertise and proficiency in scientific theory and rigorous practical application in the completion of laboratory procedures and development of new procedures as it relates to microbiological and analytical methods.
• Effectively communicates and defends science through written and verbal communication
• Provides training on areas of technical expertise and compliance issues relevant to the lab setting
• Conducts and directs microbiological assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs
• Accurately completes batch records and other required documentation according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs
• Prepares protocols, final reports, investigations, and deviations as needed
• Conducts critical review of results and reports data appropriately
• As assigned by Management, supervises personnel and assumes all associated responsibilities
• As assigned by Management, acts as Study Director, Lab Manager, and/or Principal Investigator for specific assays and assumes all associated responsibilities
• Trains new personnel in laboratory procedures
• Effectively interacts with clients
• Maintains a laboratory notebook for Research & Development activities as required; reviews and signs laboratory notebooks
• Follows all general and laboratory SOPs

• Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
• Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required
• May be required to work Holidays and weekends
• Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals

• 5 + years of relevant experience or equivalent for Bachelors', 3+ years for Master's or 1+ PhD degree in Biological Sciences or related field or equivalent experience.

Our Values:

Integrity & Dedication, Working Together & Sharing Success; Do the Right Thing & Do it Right.

Our greatest asset is our people, WuXi is dedicated to providing opportunities for internal growth with direct access to a dedicated and accessible Human Resources team.

WuXi AppTec provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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