Scientist III/IV, Analytical Methods

Scientist III/IV, Analytical Methods

Designs and executes experiments or trials that follow templates established by earlier studies or that use new designs, following a strategy confirmed with his/her manger.  Interprets results and writes protocols or reports with review by his/her manager.  Responsible for both technical and communication roles for his/her function on Biologicals R&D new vaccine project core teams.    Performs studies for new vaccine projects following guidance from regulatory affairs.   The primary scope of responsibility is within the immediate function and secondarily within a multi-disciplinary project team.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies’ success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim’s high regard for our employees
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Initiates, designs, interprets accurately, troubleshoots and completes routine procedures independently and efficiently; initiates, designs, interprets accurately, troubleshoots and completes non-routine and difficult procedures generally without supervision; Initiates and conducts exploratory experiments
  • Proposes, gains support for and implements ideas from individual’s knowledge of science and technology and understanding of the vaccine development process  
  • Proposes, evaluates and implements new technologies; independently applies basic scientific principles, performs literature searches, attends scientific meetings, and keeps abreast of literature in own field
  • Effectively communicates and defends own work, orally and in writing, in the context of the company and team goals at meetings
  • Demonstrates a contemporary level of technical proficiency in field; trains technicians and junior level scientists in this field
  • Reports and treats data with a high level of integrity and ethics
  • Complies with applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner; maintains proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies
  • Participate in cross departmental project teams when assigned
Scientist IV:
  • PhD with 2 years’ experience in a related scientific discipline, Master’s Degree with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in a related scientific discipline or Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 10 years’ experience in a related field
  • Advanced training in the area of technical expertise
  • Demonstrated knowledge of analytical methods such as ELISAs, electrophoresis and western blotting, ligand binding assays, HPLC, protein purification and quantification 
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Propose new experimental designs, Conduct probing experiments
  • Plan and conduct scientific/laboratory experiments and evaluate and interpret data
  • Provide training and guidance to laboratory personnel
  • Prepare technical reports, publications and oral presentations
  • Act as a leader in absence of supervisor
  • Appropriate level of understanding of applicable regulations

Scientist III:

  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in related scientific discipline or Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in related scientific discipline
  • Demonstrate knowledge of field
  • Project leadership skills
  • Apply knowledge of basic theory and scientific principles
  • Able to draft portions of technical reports
  • Ability to learn new technology and concepts and apply appropriately with minimal supervision
  • Concise and accurate reporting of technical data and information
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Appropriate level of understanding of applicable regulations
  • Basic level of understanding of USDA and EMEA requirements of master seeds and raw materials is preferred
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
Our Culture:
Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees.  Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing.  Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view.   Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families.  Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work.  Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Posted on

October 14, 2019