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Scientist LC/MS - Method Development

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    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Science
  • Laval
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AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Biochemistry or Chemistry, at least 2 years of industry experience in a bioanalytical lab, and proficiency in sample extraction and analytical techniques. Stay motivated, open to learning, and collaborate effectively. Strong communication skills are a must.
  • You will develop LC/MS methods for analyzing small and large molecules, conduct sample analysis, troubleshoot instrument issues, mentor analysts, update SOPs, participate in client meetings, and ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and safety standards.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or preferably a Graduate degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or a related field is required.
  • Candidate must possess at least 2 years of industry experience in a bioanalytical laboratory.
  • Proficiency in sample extraction workflows (e.g., PPT, SPE, LLE) and analytical techniques (e.g., UPLC/HPLC and Triple Quad/HRMS Mass Spectrometry) is essential.
  • The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, eager to explore and learn new skills, and able to collaborate effectively within a team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Develop robust bioanalytical methods for both small and large molecules using LC-MS/MS.
  • Conduct sample preparation, analysis, and data interpretation in accordance with project timelines and quality standards.
  • Operate and maintain instruments independently, with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Assist and mentor lab analysts.
  • Write, review, and update method SOPs as required.
  • Participate in client meetings, conferences, and scientific outreach.
  • Carry out applicable work in compliance with SOPs, GCPs, GLPs, and observe all company guidelines and policies.
  • Stay updated on new SOPs, procedures, and techniques through training sessions, team meetings, and internal communication channels.
  • Uphold Health and Safety standards, including personal protection and laboratory maintenance.

FAQs

What educational background is required for the Scientist LC/MS - Method Development role?

A Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or a related field is required for this position.

How much industry experience is preferred for applicants?

Candidates must possess at least 2 years of industry experience in a bioanalytical laboratory.

What technical skills are essential for this role?

Proficiency in sample extraction workflows (e.g., PPT, SPE, LLE) and analytical techniques (e.g., UPLC/HPLC and Triple Quad/HRMS Mass Spectrometry) is essential.

What qualities are important for a successful candidate in this position?

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, eager to explore and learn new skills, and able to collaborate effectively within a team. Strong written and verbal communication skills are also necessary.

Are there any responsibilities related to mentoring other lab analysts in this role?

Yes, the Scientist LC/MS - Method Development will be expected to assist and mentor lab analysts as part of their responsibilities.

Quicker go/no-go decisions with integrated preclinical, clinical, bioanalytical, manufacturing, and CRO services.

Science & Healthcare
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1992
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Outsourcing made easy with a one-stop solution to early phase drug development. We are an integrated drug development solution company, offering pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies a proven, flexible approach that removes the need for multiple service providers during the early stages of drug development. Whether for one study or an end-to-end program, we help you reach critical decision-making milestones sooner by improving speed and ease from lead candidate selection to clinical proof of concept, and beyond. When partnering with Altasciences, you can experience up to 40% in time savings thanks to our integrated, one-stop solution offering. We strive to create a true partnership with our clients, our partners, and our colleagues that enables a mutually supporting relationship built on a combination of excellent science and solid communication. Helping sponsors get better drugs to the people who need them, faster, for over 25 years. Our full-service offering is always tailored to your specific research needs: - Preclinical research - Clinical pharmacology - Drug formulation - Manufacturing and analytical services - Bioanalysis - Program management - Medical writing - Biostatics - Data management - And so much more!

Culture & Values

  • Respect

    We are open to differences of opinions and value different viewpoints. We treat each other, our customers, participants in our studies, and the research animals in our care with dignity.

  • Quality and Excellence

    We provide services and solutions of the highest quality, and pride ourselves on challenging the status quo. We strive to exceed expectations by truly giving our best at everything we do.

  • Integrity

    We are honest and uphold strong moral principles. We conduct our business with transparency and high ethical standards.

  • Customer Focus

    We actively partner with our clients. We listen, remain accessible, deliver on commitments, and maintain open channels of communication to build and nurture a lasting relationship based on trust.

  • Employee Development

    We provide leadership, encourage professional development, recognize individual and team contributions, and offer a stimulating, safe working environment.