Great opportunity for Scientist to Join U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

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About U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is an independent scientific organization that partners with leading authorities in health and science worldwide to establish quality standards for medications, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP is dedicated to the principle that Equity equals Excellence, which is evident in our central value of a strong commitment to Quality. This commitment is upheld by over 1,100 diligent professionals located across five global offices, all working tirelessly to fulfill our mission of enhancing the availability of safe and high-quality medicines and supplements on a global scale.

Post: Scientist II, RSL Job Opportunity

Job Overview:

Unlock your potential with this pivotal, hands-on role. The Scientist II position is a crucial, non-supervisory role where you’ll lead stability studies for reference standards, utilizing compendial methods. Your expertise will enrich our laboratory’s scientific acumen and work ethic, bolstering technical support and knowledge. As a proficient scientist, you’ll tackle intricate projects, offering your insights and observations. Collaborate with our Stability Program by conducting analytical tests, reviewing data, and crafting insightful reports. The role involves substantial bench-level work, accounting for 90% – 100% of your tasks.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Apply a robust scientific approach to laboratory analysis.
  • Utilize personal experience, academic training, and technical insights to address complex technical challenges.
  • Develop test protocols and execute stability testing for reference standard candidates using suitable methods.
  • Precisely record experimental data, ensuring accuracy in results and calculations.
  • Prepare stability reports, evaluate chemical stability trends, and establish predictive models based on stability data.
  • Deliver projects in line with timelines and priorities.
  • Compile project reports and address QA observations.
  • Execute testing and data analysis with excellence and minimal errors.
  • Display a thirst for continuous learning and personal growth.
  • Introduce and implement innovative approaches to enhance laboratory operations.
  • Positively influence project direction, aligning your work with overarching laboratory goals.
  • Support additional testing programs and contribute to laboratory housekeeping duties as required.
  • Prepare and review SOPs.
  • Uphold GLP and safety systems in labs.
  • Ensure equipment calibration adheres to schedules.
  • Proactively coordinate the procurement of chemicals, glassware, and more, aligning with project deadlines.
  • Uphold USP mission, policies, and procedures.
  • Foster positive relationships with HR, Purchase, accounting, IT, and other departments.
  • Play a pivotal role in ISO-9001 & ISO-17025 certification/recertification, actively engaging in internal and external QA audits.
  • Support Collaborative testing, Verification, and other departmental teams in project review, execution, and approval.

Candidate Profile:

  • Hold an MSc. in Chemistry or M. Pharmacy.
  • Possess 5 to 7 years of relevant laboratory experience.
  • Prior exposure to a high-volume pharmaceutical manufacturing QC laboratory or contract pharmaceutical analytical testing laboratory.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Demonstrated history of consistently delivering projects punctually and with exceptional quality.
  • Proficiency in pharmaceutical testing requisites and test protocols encompassing compendial and non-compendial methods for APIs.
  • Expertise in Chromatographic analysis, particularly HPLC and GC, along with troubleshooting skills. Proficiency in other analytical techniques such as Titrations, IR, KF, UV, Thermal, and Elemental analysis.
  • Familiarity with Empower software, Lab Management Systems, Electronic Laboratory Notebook, ERP, and QR coding systems offers added advantages.
  • Take personal ownership of project delivery and exhibit adaptability to embrace and lead change.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.

Additional Information:

  • Experience Required at U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention: 5 to 7 years
  • Qualification Required at U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention: MSc. in Chemistry / M. Pharmacy
  • Location: Hyderabad
  • Industry Type: Pharma / Healthcare / Clinical research
  • Application Deadline: August 30th, 2023

Join us in shaping the future of scientific advancement and contribute to a legacy of excellence! Apply now.

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