The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Scientist II, Bioassay in Hyderabad, India
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsible for Inventory management and other supporting activities related to Biologics. Scientist will execute 100% of their work at the bench level and contribute in cross functional area(s) such as Molecular biology, Microbiology and Physico-chemical characterization of Biologics as per requirement.
Aligns with USP’s mission, goals and objectives. and complies with USP’s guidelines and other requirements
Executes all testing / analysis, and records experimental data ensuring clear and accurate transcription of results and calculations under supervision
Executes Compendial projects, Verification projects, Microbial assays, Physico-chemical tests and R&D projects under supervision
Demonstrates compliance to USP’s QMS systems and best practices
Demonstrates strong skills and expertise in laboratory methods
Participates in laboratory management activities and coordinates with cross functional team members at USP India
Demonstrates strong desire towards continuous learnings and performs other duties as assigned
M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or any other related stream with 5-7 years of experience in Bioassay & related area(s).
Practical experience working with Biotherapeutics products primarily in Bioassay is required.
Expertise in cell culture techniques and in vitro cell based/cell free potency assays, and data analysis software is must. Knowledge of clean room requirements, calibration and operation of analytical instruments,
establishment of systems and processes is required.
Strong understanding of QMS and good communications skills are preferred.
Experience in molecular biology and coagulation assays is desirable. Hands-on experience with Coagulation Analyzer and Flow Cytometer is desirable.
Working knowledge of lab management systems and practices including Inventory Management system is strongly preferred.
Should have good communication skill, in addition should be a good team player.
USP offers an impressive benefits package, including:
· Comprehensive individual and family health insurance plans
· Annual Master Health check-up plans
· Generous paid holidays, vacation leave
· Transportation services for office commute.
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.
Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods 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.
Job Category Chemistry & Scientific Standards
Job Type Full-Time