Research Scientist II - Chromatography and Drug Performance

POSTED: January 10, 2020
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Job Description


AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Research Scientist II is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by focusing on chromatography, dissolution, and other associated techniques.

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.

In this role, you will:

  • Independently perform hands-on experimental work utilizing chromatography, UV-Vis, dissolution, and other associated analytical techniques.
  • Develop, validate, and write analytical methods and operating procedures according to specific sample or testing requirements, specifically those on liquid chromatography and dissolution.
  • Conduct scheduled preventive maintenance and qualification of equipment (i.e. HPLC, Dissolution, etc.).
  • Maintain appropriate documentation (records and lab notebooks) as required by SOPs.
  • Provide project oversight, client interactions if required, and scientific input.
  • Comply with all cGMP and safety requirements, laboratory SOPs and company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in troubleshooting of analytical test methods and laboratory instruments.
  • Comply with good housekeeping and safety practices.
  • Perform data analysis and interpretation.
  • Prepare well-written scientific reports.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s with relevant experience in chromatography.
  • Exceptional analytical and chromatographic background in a method validation and method development role.
  • 4 years of related laboratory work experience in a pharmaceutical environment, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).


  • Experience with new protocols, design and troubleshooting experiments and interpretation of data.
  • Excellent communication skills are required, as is a high level of independence and the ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Laboratory experience:  HPLC, UPLC, IC, UV-VIS, Dissolution


All interested applicants must apply online at

 AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.

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