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Research Scientist - Analytical R&D

  • Location:
    High Point , North Carolina
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A Research Scientist for Analytical R&D (Pharmaceuticals) in High Point, NC is available courtesy of Modis. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of achievement in method development and analytical testing in a GMP-compliant Quality Control pharmaceutical laboratory setting. Excellent documentation and organizational skills are essential. This is a direct-hire opportunity starting immediately. Relocation assistance will be provided!

The Research Scientist for Analytical R&D (Pharmaceuticals) in High Point, NC job responsibilities include:


Must be fully capable of developing analytical methods based on experience, literature search, etc.
Design, develop, conduct and/or review experiments including method development and method transfer; perform methods validations utilizing typical instrumentation including but not limited to LC, MS, GC, etc.
Interpret data from routine and non-routine analyses in order to develop workable test methods and/or deduce and test mechanistic or systematic hypotheses.
Familiarity with other instrumental methods (IR, NMR, XRPD, TGA, KF, etc.) as well as non-instrumental methods (wet chemical methods).
Perform data audits in order to ensure accuracy of data and analytical processes.
Act as scientific, regulatory, technical or quality expert and consultant by responding to targeted questions from and providing support to customers.
Provide leadership including cross-training and technical development to the GMP Analytical laboratory colleagues.
Organize workflow and tasks to maximize laboratory efficiency (e.g., prioritize sample analysis, manage/assign tasks, preventative maintenance).
Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation (e.g., troubleshooting, conducting preventative maintenance, calibrating and repairing).
Participate in the laboratory quality system activities such as internal audits, writing standard operating procedures, and documentation review.
Prepare samples for analysis and record data from analyses or experiments in a computer, log book, or laboratory notebook.
Ensure compliance with company policies and SOPs as well as FDA and other applicable guidelines.


Minimum Bachelors’ Degree, MS, or PhD in Chemistry or closely related discipline is required.
Minimum of 7-10+ years of relevant background.
Broad background, strong comprehension, and demonstrated skills in the analytical methods validation/development areas.
Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant background in a cGMP-compliant pharmaceutical laboratory environment is required.
Strong comprehension and facility in quantitative/qualitative analytical chemistry.
Expertise with USP/compendial testing is vital.
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

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