Principal Method Development Scientist


We have an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Principal Method Development Scientist at a leading CRO based in Australia. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in LCMS/MS assay development for NCEs, with working knowledge in a regulated, GLP bioanalytical laboratory.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Perform Principal Method Development Scientist duties in the LCMS bioanalytical lab
Develop, transfer and pre-validate assessments of assays and analytical methods to support drug analysis
Provide technical expertise on troubleshooting and technical investigations of analytical methods
Design LCMS/MS protocols for drug optimisation, method development and the processing of analytical runs
Liaise with clients (external) and SDs (internal) on project status and timelines, including on-site visits perform audits when required
Author and/or review of Analytical Laboratory Methods (ALMs)
Review and manage new projects as required
Prepare and review bioanalytical reports
Provide leadership and supervision, as well as training of R&D staff
Contribute to the Continuous Improvement
Ideal Skills and Qualifications:
Degree qualified, or equivalent, in a relevant scientific discipline
5-10 years experience in LCMS/MS development in a regulated bioanalytical and Assay Development laboratory
Proven GLP and CRO experience required
Demonstrated Study Director/Principal Investigator experience required
Previous experience in communicating with clients on high level science issues as well as remaining strictly confidential
Ability to mentor, train and supervise
Ability to work effectively both in isolation and as part of a team
Ability to analyse problems, formulate effective solutions and coordinate tasks simultaneously
The company is a Contract Research Organisation specialising in providing drug development services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. You will be working in their state-of-the-art facilities based in Adelaide, Australia with Visa and relocation support provided.
If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet at CY Partners.
The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency

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