7 days old

Scientist

West Chester, PA 19380

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

 

Tevas Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies.

Job Description


We are seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in anti-drug antibody (ADA) and neutralizing antibody (NAb) assay development, validation and sample analysis in support of immunogenicity assessment of biologics. You will be a member of Specialty Bioanalytics at our West Chester, PA location, which plays a critical role in development of biological therapeutics from early stage research, IND enabling GLP studies, early to late phase clinical studies through BLA submission and post marketing support.

The Sr. Scientist will possess technical experience in anti-drug antibody (ADA) and neutralizing (NAb) assay development along with validation and sample analysis in support of immunogenicity assessment of biologics. You will serve as a scientific/technical expert on projects. You will utilize your leadership skills to supervise your team and manage the professional development of the research group.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    Initiate, develop, and execute scientific research and development that is critical to corporate strategies


    Independence in the design, development, trouble shooting, validation and conduct of ADA and NAb assays to support preclinical and clinical immunogenicity assessment


    Serve as a scientific/technical expert on projects. Lead team on method validation and sample analysis in a regulated environment, and immunogenicity risk assessment. Provide scientific and technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.


    Manage designated studies and act as the point person throughout various phases, including assay maintenance, trouble shooting, assay performance check, interaction with QC/QA, and meeting study timelines. Ensure accurate results are reported and transferred


    Responsible for the management and professional development of a research group. Mentor associate scientists or research associates as required


    Work with cross functional teams and present assay strategy and data at internal meetings as well as conferences outside 
 

 

Qualifications

    M.S. in Immunology, Pharmacology, Biology, or a related field, with a minimum of 8 years of relevant immunogenicity and bioanalytical assay experience in pharmaceutical, and/or CRO industry; or PhD. with a minimum of 5 years of relevant industrial experience. 


    Must have demonstrated scientific abilities to achieve high barrier scientific goals.  Must have working knowledge of GLP, GCP, SOPs and regulatory guidelines related to immunogenicity assessment.


    Hands-on experience with ADA and NAb method development, validation and execution of immunoassays for clinical immunogenicity assessment is required. 


    Past experience in a managerial role is highly desired. 


    Must be proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office, as well as Watson LIMS lab data management system.  Experience in data review, data summary, and preparation of validation and sample analysis reports.


    The candidate must be able to work collaboratively in a multi-cultural fast-paced environment with ability to handle multiple tasks, and set priorities to meet study timelines.


    Excellent written & verbal communications and interpersonal skills. Effective presenter who can convey a clear message
 

Function

Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Analysis and Formulation

Reports To

Director, Head of Immunogenicity Assessment

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Posted: 2021-04-29 Expires: 2021-05-29

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