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Associate Scientist, DCA

Columbia, MO, USA Req #4628
Friday, June 14, 2024

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At Altasciences we allmove in unison to assist and work in the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drug therapies to get them faster to people who need them.  No matter your role, we all play an important part and you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. By living our values of Employee Development, Customer Focus, Quality and Excellence, Respect and Integrity, we look to foster a passionate and collaborative work environment and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people, like you, to join our growing team! Whether you’re a recent college graduate or seeking your next career opportunity, it’s time to discover your future at Altasciences. We are better together and together We Are Altasciences.

About The Role
In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, the Associate Scientist, Dose Concentration Analysis are expected to be engaged in the conduct of or responsible for the supervision of a nonclinical laboratory study shall have the education,training and experience, or combination thereof, to enable that individual to perform their assigned functions. They will also need to comply with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and all regulatory requirements applicable to the position. They will need to develop, revise, review and implement Standard Operating Procedures {SOPs) as applicable to the position. The Associate Scientist will need to understand and incorporate the information contained in the Employee Handbook into day­ to-day job performance and strive to demonstrate the Company's values in all work-related activities. They'll need to provide technical and scientific leadership in the area of analytical chemistry. This role requires them to plan and execute projects, identify and acquire the necessary facilities equipment and procedures for research projects by performing the below duties.
What You'll Do Here
  • Oversee and maintain study conduct according to GLP regulations and as described in the appropriate oversight documents (ex: SOPs,  Method Validation Plan (MVP),Protocol,and Analytical Method).
  • As necessary serve as a Contributing Scientist for dose concentration analysis phase of the study.
  • As necessary serve as a Responsible Scientist for method validations.
  • Under supervision, critically analyze study or project data and compile into reports for internal and client sponsored GLP and non-GLP preclinical drug studies.
  • Collect and review dose concentration analysis data according to the Contributing Scientist or Principal Investigator and the appropriate oversight documents {ex: MVP, Protocol, Analytical Method, SOPs).
  • Write and peer review technical documents (ex: MVPs,SOP's,study forms,and data reports).
  • Assist with the development and implementation of new assays and projects to support internal and client sponsored studies.
  • Assist with responding to inquiries from clients and other relevant parties regarding scientific aspects of projects.
  • Respond to audits of dose concentration analytical data.
What You'll Need to Succeed
  • B.S. +3 years or M.S. +1year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in performing laboratory based assays related to analytical chemistry.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, software manuals, study documents, and procedure manuals. 
  • Advanced technical writing with the ability to write and present scientific articles and complex topics to people of different backgrounds and education levels.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Intermediate to advance computer skills
  • Experience with GLP advanced knowledge of LC techniques and UV/Vis assays preferred.
What We Offer
Altasciences offers a wide variety of benefits to help our employees live healthy and fulfilling lives both at and outside of work.
Altasciences' Benefits Package Includes:
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401(k)/RRSP with Employer Match
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Paid Sick and Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance & Telehealth Programs

Altasciences' Incentive Programs Include:

  • Training & Development Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program  
Altasciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected grounds under applicable legislation.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process are available upon request. Altasciences warrants adherence to applicable labor laws, including non-use of forced, prison or child labor, in violation of US and Canada laws, in its operations or supply chain.


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Other details

  • Job Family P-5
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Columbia, MO, USA