Scientist I

DEPARTMENT: Applied Sciences

REPORTS TO: Director


Initiate, direct and execute projects of diverse scope both independently, with peer guidance as needed, or as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a GLP environment. Develop strategies for the application of broad scientific principles and concepts for the preclinical assessment of various treatment modalities, including pharmaceuticals and/or medical devices. Position requires individual be recognized for specific scientific expertise often in a focused scientific discipline or field.

  • Design, oversee and execute projects and aspects thereof.
  • Develop and maintain client/sponsor relationships.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Participate in the research, development, and/or validation of new techniques, methods, and technologies.
  • Present scientific research in public forums and/or scientific meetings; publish scientific data in appropriate peer-reviewed journals.
  • Promote new scientific business areas and services.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent client relationship skills including planning, client interaction, and fulfilling administrative responsibilities
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Proficiency with computers and standard application software
  • Knowledge of GLP regulations
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to interact appropriately with all levels of employees
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with, and direct the efforts of team members
  • Education: Advanced degree in related scientific discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 0-1 years experience with a Ph.D.; 1-3 yrs experience with a Master’s Degree; 3+ years experience with a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a pharmaceutical or contract laboratory environment.
  • Certification/Licensure: N/R
  • Must be able to perform laboratory procedures, which require talking, hearing, standing, or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards.
  • Animal facility and laboratories with moderate noise possible and exposure to potential zoonotic agents, hazardous/noxious devices (e.g., needles, scalpel blades, etc.), chemicals (e.g., anesthetic gases, formalin, alcohols, xylenes, etc.) and/or radiation.
  • Office working environment with quiet noise conditions.
  • May require occasional duties on weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional travel.

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. • The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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