Senior Research Scientist - Chromatography and Drug Performance

POSTED: February 19, 2019
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the
pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. SSCI, now part of AMRI, performs contract research and cGMP analytical
services, with specializations in the field of solid-state chemistry and crystallization.

We are currently seeking a Senior Scientist/Research Investigator with a focus on chromatography and dissolution for
our Chromatography & Drug Performance group in West Lafayette, IN.

A successful candidate will have demonstrated scientific expertise in chromatography, dissolution, and other associated techniques, and will be able to independently lead related scientific projects, conducting and coordinating work within SSCI and across functional groups of AMRI, and assume a customer facing role.


- Directs client and internal research projects including chromatographic analysis and in vitro comparative analysis
of pharmaceutical compounds and products (dissolution and related techniques), as well as preclinical formulation
development, characterization, and general testing.
- Directs and interprets data to solve complex scientific problems
- Utilizes chromatography, UV-Vis, dissolution, and other associated analytical techniques.
- Develops, validates, and writes analytical methods and operating procedures according to specific sample or testing
- Conducts scheduled preventive maintenance and qualification of equipment (i.e. HPLC, Dissolution, etc.).
- Maintains appropriate documentation (records and lab notebooks) as required by SOPs.
- Provides project oversight, client interactions, and scientific input.
- Complies with all cGMP and safety requirements, laboratory SOPs and company policies and procedures.
- Participates in troubleshooting of analytical test methods and laboratory instruments.
- Complies with good housekeeping and safety practices.
- Performs data analysis and interpretation.
- Prepares well-written scientific reports.
- Provides supervision to laboratory staff.

Laboratory experience:

HPLC, UPLC, UV-VIS, IC, Dissolution


- B.S., Master’s or Ph.D. with corresponding years of experience in chromatography, dissolution, and analytical
- Minimum of 7 years (BS), 5 years (MS), or 3 years (Ph.D.) of related laboratory work experience in a pharmaceutical
- Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
- Critical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities.
- Experience with design and troubleshooting experiments and interpretation of data.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, as is a high level of independence and the ability to
handle multiple projects.

All applicants must apply online.

AMRI provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
age, disability, marital status, veteran stats, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To ensure that employment decisions are consistent with equal employment opportunities, AMRI imposes only job-related
requirements for these opportunities.

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