Associate Scientist - HCID Diagnostic Assays, Vaccine R&D
South San Francisco, CA
Job posting number: #7122677 (Ref:4877069 )
Posted: February 2, 2023
Application Deadline: March 3, 2023
Job DescriptionWhy Patients Need You
Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer’s purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.
What You Will Achieve
As an Associate Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you’ll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. You will have the important role to generate high-quality immunoassay data in a regulated Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) setting to support Pfizer’s vaccine programs according to Standard Operating Procedures. You will support the technology transfer and integration of new laboratory immunoassays into the cGLP space, support assay validation projects and monitor immunoassay lifecycle. In addition, you will also support throughput activities and provide testing support for clinical and non-clinical research programs.
Your strong foundation in general scientific practice, its principles and concepts will help in meeting critical deadlines. You will be relied on as a technical contributor to assess the assigned tasks and make decisions that involve direct application of your knowledge. It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.
How You Will Achieve It
o Perform job responsibilities in compliance with current Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and all other regulatory agency requirements.
o Perform Diagnostic serological clinical assays (both automated and manual assays),to support vaccine clinical development in a high-throughput setting.
o Conduct all clinical assays in accordance with Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) requirements and strictly following SOPs.
o Assist in ordering supplies from internal inventory and prepare reagents/supplies necessary for bio-functional assay work.
o Maintain a detailed inventory of freezer reagents such as controls, proficiency panels, toxins, reference standards etc.
o Collect and analyze data on a per project basis to support troubleshooting, reagent qualification and other lab projects.
o Provide critical data review of clinical and non-clinical data.
o Stay current on all departmental and corporate training.
o Bachelor's Degree
o Laboratory experience in a relevant field of science
o Strong attention to detail and ability to collaborate and work in team environment
o Good Computer skills including word processing, Excel, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software
o Pharmaceutical or academic laboratory experience.
o Knowledge of Luminex technology and Immunoassays.
Lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending, ability to perform mathematical calculations and ability to perform complex data analysis.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Work Location Assignment: On Premise
Other Job Details:
Eligible for relocation package
Eligible for employee referral bonus
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