Pfizer Associate Scientist, Analytical R&D in Andover, Massachusetts

The qualified candidate will join the Analytical R&D organization to enable development of biological therapeutics in Andover, MA. They will be responsible for applying analytical methods in the assessment of product quality, biological activity, and detection of impurities. This group also supports transfers, verifications, qualifications and validations as well as method troubleshooting.

The chosen colleague is responsible for utilizing established analytical methodologies to support GMP in-process, release, and stability testing of clinical supplies. The individual is responsible for becoming proficient in a breadth of separation methodologies (HPLC, CE, iCE), immunoassays, qPCR as well as compendial test methods. The colleague must work within corporate guidelines and must appropriately record, archive and report all data as this is a cGMP compliant laboratory. The colleague 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, influencing skills and communication skills are required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biology with 0-2 years of industry experience.

  • Laboratory experience in a variety of analytical techniques.

  • Ability to follow established procedures under minimal supervision.

  • Experience with Quality Systems in a GMP environment.

  • Knowledge of drug development process for progression of biological candidates.

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Experience in analysis of large molecules

  • Experience with laboratory data systems such as Empower, and Laboratory Information Management Systems

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 27, 2018

  • Additional Location Information: Andover, MA

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

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