Research Scientist II - Microspectroscopy

POSTED: February 19, 2019
BUSINESS: AMRI
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
START DATE: Immediate Availability

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

The Research Scientist II - Microspectroscopy is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by
providing expertise in the identification and characterization of small, micrometer size particles and unknown foreign
materials.

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:

- Perform, analyzes and interpret data from experiments independently utilizing polarized light microscopy,
stereomicroscopy, infrared microspectroscopy, SEM/EDX, and Raman microspectroscopy
- Participate in projects, client interactions if required, and scientific input
- Utilize characterization techniques to support drug substance and drug product development
- Comply with all cGMP and safety requirements, laboratory SOPs and company policies and procedures
- Participate in troubleshooting of analytical test methods and laboratory instruments
- Perform data analysis and interpretation, and prepare well-written scientific reports
- Write analytical methods and operating procedures according to specific sample or testing requirements

Qualifications and background to be successful in this role:

Required:

- Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Chemistry or related science field
- Knowledge base in microscopy (that may include light, hot-stage, Raman, FT-IR, or SEM/EDS) or microspectroscopy
- Minimum of 0-5 years of related laboratory work experience
- Critical thinking and problem solving abilities
- Ability to interpret dataCommunication skills, as is independence and the ability to handle multiple projects

Preferred:

- Experience with Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
- Certification in Applied Chemical Microscopy

All interested applicants must apply online.

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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