The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Scientist II - Bioanalytical in Hyderabad, India

Scientist II - Bioanalytical

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Job Description

This is a hands-on, non-supervisory position in USP-India’s Bioanalytical Laboratory. In this role, the Scientist delivers sustained contributions that result in innovative product and process technologies for USP. The Scientist will contribute to the scientific experience and work ethic of the laboratory through a broad range of technical knowledge. The Scientist will contribute his/her own observations and inputs to projects. The Scientist at this level will execute 80% - 100% of their work at the bench level.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates strong skills and expertise in Bioanalytical methods in the areas of Chromatography, Colorimetric assays and Electrophoresis

  • Demonstrates hands-on experience in molecular characterization of peptides and proteins

  • Independently executes all testing /analysis, and records experimental data, ensuring clear and accurate transcription of results and calculations

  • Demonstrates compliance with QMS

  • Assists the group leader in implementing and evaluating laboratory procedures and systems

  • Reviews, and evaluates scientific literature in appropriate area of biopharmaceutical analysis

  • Drafts project testing plans and project reports for review

  • Troubleshoots instrumentation within the area of expertise

  • Actively engages overall project and ensures own work is aligned with overarching goals

  • Independently executes all testing /analysis, and records experimental data, ensuring clear and accurate transcription of results and calculations

  • Routinely applies personal experience, academic training, and technical insights to solve complex problems in the laboratory

  • Attends group and project meetings

  • Demonstrates a strong desire to continue learning and grow personal capability

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Experience in a cGLP/cGMP environment and qualification/validation of analytical methods is highly desirable.

  • Good understanding of chromatographic analyses, as well as other general analytical chemistry principles.

  • The candidate must take personal responsibility to ensure work is delivered on time and is of the highest possible quality.

  • Ability to anticipate, trouble shoot, and solve technical problems.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, and experience in working in the biotechnology industry strongly preferred.

Required Experience

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant Bioanalytical experience in Peptides and Proteins is required.

  • Bioanalytical experience should include Chromatographic techniques like HPLC, UPLC, GC and Mass Spectrometry.

  • Additional experience in Electrophoresis (IEF, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot and Capillary Electrophoresis), Colorimetry, Spectrophotometry and Immunoassays is preferable.

  • The candidate should be well-versed with operation of all instruments used in performing the above mentioned analytical techniques.

Job Location

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Position Type


Job Category Scientific