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Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate- Analytical Development

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Somerville
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

By clicking the -Apply- button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAre you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire-you and support your career?- If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda.- Join us as a Research Associate (RA) or Senior Research Associate (SRA)-in our-Cambridge-office.Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to-our inspiring, bold mission.-As a member of our analytical development team, you will have the opportunity to contribute in multiple development programs.As an RA or SRA working on the Analytical Development-team, you will be empowered to-develop, validate and transfer analytical methods to rapidly advance Takeda`s portfolio.POSITION OBJECTIVES:Responsible for executing basic/routine experiments under limited supervision. This position also plans basic experiments and performs specialized/complex experiments with assistance from a supervisor, as appropriate.POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:---------------------------------------

  • Perform testing of samples as per an established test method or as part of method validation/transfer
  • Contribute to technical documents such as test methods, reports, protocols, and internal presentations
  • Contribute as part of a small team of scientists towards the optimization, qualification and technical transfer of analytical methods in a compliance-based environment in a timely manner to meet program timelines
  • Identify and communicate routine technical problems within scope of responsibility-
  • Contribute to project team and local initiatives, as appropriate
  • Make and understand basic experimental decisions within scope of responsibility.
  • Contribute to technical transfer of experimental data/procedures to vendors, as appropriate
  • Documents personal experimental results accurately and completely in a laboratory notebook.
  • Coordinate with departmental peers on project work as appropriate.--EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:--Education and Experience:Required:
    • Associates degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 2 years (RA position) or 4+ years -(SRA position) relevant industry experience-
    • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; some relevant industry experience (RA position) ; 2+ years relevant industry experience (SRA position)
    • Appropriate laboratory training / previous experience working in lab setting- or Master's degree plus appropriate laboratory training
    • Practical experience with typical analytical techniques (e.g HPLC, GC etc.)Knowledge and Skills:
      • General familiarity with analytical theory and techniques. Able to work in a lab setting.
      • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills - Able to troubleshoot routine issues or problems using appropriate information
      • Teamwork - Ability to work well within small group functional teams.
      • Communication Skills -Ability to expresses one's self clearly and concisely within function; documents issues and/or concerns concisely; timely and effectively communicates issues to the supervisor
      • Organization - Exercises good time management skillsTRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
        • May require approximately 5% travel.Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles.- US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
          • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
          • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
          • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
          • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
          • Community Outreach ProgramsEmpowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at-takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters PleaseThis job posting excludes CO applicantsTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.#LI-LLP1EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsUSA - MA - CambridgeWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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