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Associate Scientist (UPLC, Empower)

West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Job Type
13 Sep 2020

Our client, a world-leading Pharmaceutical client in West Greenwich, RI is currently looking for a Associate Scientist (UPLC, Empower)to join their expanding team.

Position Details:

Job Title: Associate Scientist (UPLC, Empower)

​Duration: 12-month contract, extendable up to 36 month

Location: West Greenwich, RI


The client has the right-to-hire you as a permanent employee at any time during or after the end of contract.

You may participate in the company group medical insurance plan

Job Details:

Bachelors' degree & 5 years of experience.

This position will start out remotely and then will be moving to work onsite , M-F.

With minimal supervision, plans, conducts or monitors experiments, records and organizes data, analyses results, generates robust and reliable data.

Ensures that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.

Job Requirements:


Monitors or follows established experimental design and protocols and performs routine tasks and studies to obtain reproducible and reliable results with limited supervision. Plans, monitors or conducts, analyzes and records experiments, and provides interpretation of data.

Effectively transfers experimental methods from literature to the lab and makes modifications as necessary.

Develops and implements new protocols with moderate review.

Engages coworkers in scientific discussions.

Communicates data and interpretation to work group Skilled at developing systems to ensure quality data.

Skilled and/or knowledgeable in the use of standard laboratory equipment and with one or more major laboratory instruments/techniques.

Effectively trouble-shoots equipment and experimental difficulties.

Contributes to internal/external reports, papers, presentations, regulatory documents, invention disclosure submissions and/or patents.

Participates in department-wide support efforts such as safety, recruiting and committees.

Coordinates and organizes resources needed to complete the task.

Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments;

Day to Day Responsibilities:

training staff in the laboratory

reviewing datasets


BS with 2+ years of experience

MS with 1+ years of experience

Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry; experience in a Biopharmaceutical working environment

Must have 1+ years of Empower experience

May potentially train others in the role

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:

Empower Software (troubleshooting, custom calculations, method report writing)

UPLC (type of HPLC)

Large molecule experience / biotech (proteins, antibodies)

Soft skills: Understands when to seek input and when to make independent judgments

Employee Value Proposition:

working within a great biotech/pharma industry, great cross training between methods, growing your skill set in different technologies - cross collaboration within the lab, great team culture, opportunities to network accordingly

Red Flags:

Major gaps in employment

No industry experience

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  • Job Reference: 173885646-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Pioneer Data Systems Inc
  • Location: West Greenwich, Rhode Island
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent