Senior Analytical Associate
Harleysville, PA 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description
Senior Analytical Associate
Harleysville, PA 19438, USA Req #2011
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

is a forward-thinking, mid-size contract research organization offering pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies a proven, flexible approach to preclinical and clinical pharmacology studies, including formulation, manufacturing and analytical services. For over 25 years, Altasciences has been partnering with sponsors to help support educated, faster, and more complete early drug development decisions. Altasciences' integrated, full-service solutions include preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology and proof of concept, bioanalysis, program management, medical writing, biostatistics, and data management, all customizable to specific sponsor requirements. Altasciences helps sponsors get better drugs to the people who need them, faster.


This role includes designing and implementing strategies to help resolve complex, real world analytical problems such as material failures, reverse engineering of existing pharmaceutical formulations, and general quantitative analysis under aggressive timelines. The Senior Analytical Associate will be expected to contribute both individually and collaboratively within a team of scientists to help identify the most efficient strategies to meet the department's objectives. This role is ideal for a candidate with a natural drive for continued learning and growth within the pharmaceutical industry.

Performing Analysis and Reporting Results:

In this role, you will design and execute and testing of raw materials, in-process intermediates, and drug products. The ideal candidate will be adept at discussing analytical data and will also be able to communicate their findings in simple terms to a diverse audience. This includes helping other team members with data interpretation as well as discussing results with clients.

Specific Duties:

*Support manufacturing and release timelines by analytical testing of drug products using HPLC, dissolution bath, particle size analysis, and other instrumentation as required

*Interpretation of analytical data with a high level of proficiency

*Quantitate chemical compounds using HPLC

*Working with a team of scientists to design and implement analytical strategies

*Perform or oversee complex analytical campaigns under aggressive timelines

*Succinctly discuss results internally within your project team and externally with clients

*Perform other duties as assigned.


*A bachelor's degree in chemistry or related scientific discipline, graduate degree preferred.

*3+ years in current industry experience in chromatography

*Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must

*Proficiency with computer office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, and miscellaneous scientific software)

*Ability to generate and maintain an orderly laboratory notebook in detail for permanent company record

*Experience with Agilent instruments and associated software is preferred but nor required.

Our team is made up of over 1,300 professionals from the medical and scientific fields who work together to achieve a common goal: to contribute to the advancement of life sciences. Bring your talents and forward-thinking approach to Altasciences and help us develop medicines for those who need them, faster.
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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Harleysville, PA 19438, USA
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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