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


Brief Job Overview

This is a hands-on, non-supervisory position in which the incumbent applies their knowledge and practical experience in execution of bioanalytical projects on collaborative testing of reference standards, documentary standards and characterization of biological products. Additionally, the incumbent will also actively engage and contribute in verification, international and national reference standard development programs as assigned.

How will YOU create impact here at USP?

  • Aligns with USP’s mission, goals, and objectives; complies with USP’s guidelines and other requirements

  • Plans and executes Compendial projects, verification, R&D projects and PoC project under supervision for product classes such as proteins, monoclonal antibodies, peptides, Vaccines, and any other biological products as assigned.

  • Prepare project reports as per USP’s quality systems and procedures

  • Demonstrates strong skills and expertise in Bioanalytical methods in the areas of Chromatography (HPLC/UPLC/nLC), LC-MS, Biochemical assays (SDS-PAGE, Western blot & IEF) and Enzymatic/Protein assays (Spectrophotometer and Plate readers).

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

  • Complies with USP’s Quality Management System and assists group leaders in implementing process improvements

  • Follows and ensures aspects related to safety, ethics, and legal compliance

  • Performs duties for the allocated lab/equipment’s/inventory/supporting activities and takes responsibility for the timely completion of the tasks assigned

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

  • Supports cross functional activities in Biologics lab under supervision as per requirement

  • Assists in quality audits as necessary

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Who USP is Looking For? The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of our mission, commitment to excellence through inclusive and equitable behaviors and practices, ability to quickly build credibility with stakeholders, along with the following competencies and experience:

  • MSc./M.Tech./M.Pharm. in relevant stream of Biological Sciences with 3-5 years of relevant experience in Analytical R&D/QC department of Biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience should include strong technical knowledge and practical experience on analytical characterization for biotherapeutics and vaccines using advanced techniques such as Chromatography with PDA/RI/CAD/ELSD etc, Biochemical assays (SDS-PAGE, Western blot, IEF) and Enzymatic/Protein assays (Spectrophotometer and Plate readers).

  • Strong technical background and knowledge on mass spectrometry (MS) qualitative and quantitative studies. Hands-on experience in handling any HRMS instruments and MS relevant sample preparation techniques

  • The candidate should be well-versed with operation and troubleshooting of all instruments used in performing the above-mentioned analytical techniques and should have sound knowledge of QMS systems.

Work experience in cGLP/cGMP environment is desirable.

Understanding of QMS along with good communication skills is a must

· Good written and verbal communications skills

Additional Desired Preferences

· SEC-MALS or Circular Dichroism or Capillary Electrophoresis instrument handling capabilities

· Good Presentation skills

Supervisory Responsibilities None Benefits USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing is protected.USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in all aspects of our work—from the standards we make to the partnerships and conversations we cultivate. An environment where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, and family status. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.Note: 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.

Job Category Chemistry & Scientific Standards

Job Type Full-Time