Are you interested in working in a fast paced, dynamic environment where every day you’re doing challenging and exciting science that aids in the development of amazing new therapies? ICON is the place for you!
Full Job Description
ICON Bioanalytical Laboratories is a Contract Research Organization focused on supporting preclinical and clinical development of novel therapies to meet unmet medical needs. The Laboratory is located in beautiful upstate New York (Whitesboro) and we have assembled a team of bioanalytical and immunology professionals with expertise in biologics, biomarkers, and small molecule drug development.
The Principal Scientist position is open to highly motivated and innovative candidates with a Ph.D. and 3+ years of experience working in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry setting. Alternatively the candidate would hold a Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of experience. The incumbent will be part of the Bioanalytical Immunoassay group responsible for developing new methods to support clinical trials.
The main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Contribute to developing bioanalytical methods to support biomarker, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and immunogenicity assessments of clinical drug candidates or preclinical candidates undergoing safety assessment
Contribute to design of PK experiments and preparation of pre-clinical and clinical PK reports
Contribute to bioanalytical method protocols and method validation plans
Collaborate with biotech and pharmaceutical Sponsors engaged in developing bioanalytical methods to support preclinical or clinical development
May assist in the supervision of research associates
PhD in Analytical, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, Immunology or related fields. Experience in developing ELISA bioanalytical methods to characterize drug pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of cell therapy and biologic drug products.
Experience in contract research organizations or pharma is preferred.
Strong scientific background and hands on experience with clinical bioanalytical assay development and validation. Expert in PK and immunogenicity assays.
Commitment to ethical scientific investigations and rigorous experimental methods.
Ability and desire to multitask and function in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated experience working on a multi-disciplinary team and ability to integrate cross-functional information
Strong written and oral communication skills necessary to report on and deliver scientific presentations
Demonstrated ability to think critically and analyze and interpret data independently.
Sense of urgency in performance of duties.
Interpersonal skills that promote a collaborative and productive lab environment.
Paid time off
Internal Number: JR072295
About ICON PLC
We are a global provider of consulting, and outsourced development and commercialisation services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. We focus our innovation on the factors that are critical to our clients – reducing time to market, reducing cost and increasing quality – and our global team of experts has extensive experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas. ICON has been recognised as one of the world’s leading Contract Research Organisations through a number of high-profile industry awards.