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


Roles and Responsibilities

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

  • Demonstrates laboratory skills and hands on expertise in analytical Chromatography (HPLC/UPLC/ Ion-chromatography), Electrophoresis/Capillary Electrophoresis, MALS, Circular-dichroism and Mass-spectrometry.

  • Plans and executes Compendial and R&D projects besides contributing in the new initiatives viz., proof of concept studies in Biologics for product classes such as proteins, enzymes, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, peptides, antibiotics, and any other biological products as assigned.

  • Evaluates and analyzes scientific reports, applies personal experience, academic training, and technical insights to troubleshoot and solve problems in the laboratory within the scope.

  • Performs administrative responsibilities, mentors and trains team member/members as assigned.

  • Actively engages in project coordination with cross-functional/global teams and aligns with Global Biologics objectives.

  • Prepares and reviews project reports, SOPs, and other documents to ensure compliance to USP’s Quality Management System and contribute in ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 audit

  • Assists and recommends improvements in laboratory/project management methods and processes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • MSc./M.Tech./M.Pharm. in relevant stream of Biological Sciences with 8-12 years of industry experience working in Analytical R&D/QC department of Biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience in method development, validation and analytical characterization for biotherapeutics and vaccines.

Preferred Qualifications:

· M.Sc. (Biochemistry / Biotechnology)/ M. Tech (Biotechnology / Bioprocess Engineering) / M. Pharm with practical hands-on experience on advanced techniques such as Mass Spectrometry, Capillary Electrophoresis, UV-Spectrophotometer, MALS, Circular-dichroism and Chromatography.

  • Strong experience in the areas of characterization and analysis of biopharmaceuticals.

  • Knowledge of reference standards related to biopharmaceutical products/industry. Experience with reference materials manufacturing and development is a plus.

  • 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.

  • Previous experience working in biopharma cGLP/cGMP/QMS environment with practical experience in good documentation practices would be an advantage.

  • The candidate should have strong competencies in technical writing, communication, and presentation skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Nil

Job Category Chemistry & Scientific Standards

Job Type Full-Time