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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Scientist I - Compendial Development Laboratory in Hyderabad, India


Summary of the Position:

This is a non-supervisory position in the Compendial Development Laboratory (CDL) within Global Laboratory Operations. The incumbent will be responsible for performing analytical method development and validations for USP/NF monographs and maintaining safety and GLP environment in the lab. This position is a component of USP’s core business, and the incumbent is expected to support monograph modernization initiatives.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Search relevant literature for the USP/NF monograph modernization projects.

  • Responsible for the complete lifecycle of the monograph modernization / development project (initiation, execution, reporting, & completion).

  • Responsible for method development and validations (DS/DP/Excipients), using chromatography (HPLC, GC) techniques.

  • Should have worked on chromatography (HPLC, GC) techniques.

  • Should have experience of method development and validations (DS/DP/Excipients).

  • Responsible for design, review, and execution of method development experiments and perform method validation in accordance with laid down procedure.

  • Responsible for preparation of method validation protocols and reports.

  • Engage in project planning, execution, method development and validation according to set standards as USP general chapters, guidelines, SOPs and protocols.

  • Plan individually the project requirements and their completion within the timelines by coordinating with the supervisor and team.

  • Responsible for regular maintenance of assigned instruments.

  • Ensure that the calibrations of the equipment are performed as per the schedule.

  • Responsible for review of IQ/OQ/PQ documents of instruments.

  • Indent the required glass ware, chemicals, and columns for the CDL projects.

  • Maintain GLP & safety procedures while working in Lab.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry with 1-3 years of experience. Possess a fine understanding of USP/NF/FCC monographs/general chapters/general notices. Exposure to GMP/GLP/QMS environment and documentation procedures and champions the data integrity. Should be capable of performing analytical method developments and method validations using modern techniques and protocols. Good analytical skills in handling method development and Validations for Drug substance, Drug products, Food ingredients and food products. Should have exposure to GMP/GLP environment and documentation procedures. Awareness of ISO/IEC 17025 is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry (Analytical / Organic) or Pharmaceutical Sciences with 1-3 years of experience. Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills required. Must be able to communicate effectively with diplomacy and enthusiasm. Technical and analytical skills required including the ability to interpret technical information. Must have hands on experience in working with chemical methods and handling instruments like HPLC, UHPLC, LC-MS, GC, GC-MS, FTIR, UV-Visible. Should have fair understanding of GLP regulations and exposed to external regulatory audits.

Supervisory Responsibilities



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About USP

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP brings together more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver its mission to strengthen the supply of safe quality medicines and supplements worldwide. USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Note: As a condition of employment with United States Pharmacopeia- India Private Limited’s

(USP), duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, all employees and

contingent staff hired after November 1st, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated unless a

reasonable accommodation is approved.

Job Category Chemistry & Scientific Standards

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Chemistry & Scientific Standards

Job Type Full-Time