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Sr Scientist (Analytical Sciences)

Research & Development
179094 Requisition #
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Education and Experience required:

Minimum qualification of BSc science graduate (or equivalent). They will hold a PhD and/ or have relevant industrial biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical experience ideally in a cGMP environment.

Experienced in the analysis of biomolecules.

Experience with biologics assay development/ optimisation and assay qualification.

Extensive working knowledge of characterisation analytical techniques including but not limited to the use of state-of-the-art Mass Spectrometry instrumentation and techniques such as, LC-MS, DLS, CD, SEC-MALLS, icIEF.

Ideally holds practical experience of the following: 

  • Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, IEF)
  • Chromatography (SE-UPLC, RP-HPLC, IEX, HILIC, Affinity)
  • Immunoassays (ELISA, Potency, HCP)
  • Experience of performing equipment qualification and test method validation 
  • Experience in writing technical protocols, reports and test methods
  • Clear understanding of the science and a passion for keeping abreast and implementing analytical advancements.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to analyse complex data sets, interpret results both reporting and communicating experimental findings effectively. 
  • Thorough with a high attention to detail, organised, adaptable, personable and technically competent. 
  • Ability to solve complex problems and making timely quality decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, experience and judgement. 
  • Experience in the use of statistical techniques for the planning and analysis of experiments. 
  • Demonstrable good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively within a dynamic team and work independently.
  • Aptitude for identifying and implementing new technologies. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to influence outcomes.

Behaviours – linked to the Allergan BOLD culture:

We Build Bridges with each other, customers and partners
We will use excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships internally and with external partners, such as CROs and CMOs. They will collaborate closely with Process Sciences throughout development and with Pharmaceutical Technology during process validation.

We Power Ideas that change healthcare
We will challenge “traditional” ways and strive for innovative solutions. They will solve complex problems with simple solutions.

We Act Fast to be responsive to customers and business opportunities
We will adapt to changing demands and be action oriented to overcome challenges. They will apply strong problem solving skills to resolve issues and seek simple solutions. They will be make quality decisions on outcomes.

We Drive Results and execute our plans
We will focus on strong planning, risk mitigation strategies and delivery. They will be push themselves and others to deliver and exceed the goals

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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