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Why work at Avecia?

As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

At Avecia, we encourage and value people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to contribute to our collective success. It is Avecia’s policy to conduct business without regard to an individual’s disability or any other protected status. We are fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment and encourage all to apply.

Research Scientist I

Department: Analytical Method Development
Location: Milford, MA

Purpose of the Position:

The Research Scientist I is responsible for meeting the analytical testing requirements to support research and development projects primarily focused on oligonucleotides. Provide technical leadership in analytical project meetings. Communicate with clients and contributes to department objectives for continuous improvement and technical excellence.


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute testing per method or protocol for development, qualification, verification, validation, and transfer of analytical methods

  • Analyze test samples, process data, and report results with minimal errors to support research and development primarily focused on oligonucleotides

  • Provide analytical support to Process Development and Manufacturing

  • Design and perform method development experiments

  • Perform GDP and technical peer review

  • Author technical documentation (e.g. methods, procedures)

  • Provide technical leadership in analytical project meetings

  • Maintain laboratory compliance

  • Provide basic-level training in lab techniques and procedures

  • Plan, track, and execute tasks to deliver project results on time

  • Communicate with clients and elevate issues to project team leader

  • Contribute to department objectives for continuous improvement and technical excellence

  • Contribute to a positive work atmosphere

  • Operate and troubleshoot KF, U/HPLC instruments

  • Perform algebraic and basic statistical calculations correctly

  • Perform any laboratory procedure

  • Understand and edit laboratory SOPs


Job Knowledge Required:

  • BA/BS with 2+ year or MS with 1+ year

  • Knowledge of undergraduate general and organic chemistry

  • Analytical chemistry knowledge including theory and application of fundamental analytical techniques for identification, purity, and assay

  • Basic Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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