Principal Analytical Development Scientist

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    Munster, Republic of Ireland

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    Jack Conway-Kenny

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    about 2 years ago

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Principal Analytical Development Scientist

A Principal Analytical Development Scientist is required to join a leading biotechnology manufacturing company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates. This position requires people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

The individual will play a critical and leading role in the establishment of the In-Process analytics team in the Process Sciences department. He/She will be responsible for developing and delivering transformative analytical solutions to compliment the pioneering science performed in the department. The ideal candidate will apply cutting edge analytical technology to provide directional data for in-process samples in a rapid and reliable manner in a non-GMP environment. This is a perfect opportunity to join a select team that has already established itself as a frontrunner leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Applying an excellent knowledge of latest industry trends you will be responsible for developing/optimizing in-process analytical methods to provide quick and reliable directional data to support complex investigations and laboratory studies within the process sciences department.
  • Implementation of automated and high-throughput analytical methods to assess product quality attributes of mAbs will be a priority for the position. Previous experience in such technologies is highly desirable.
  • Create/Review/Approve new test methods and assays.
  • Ensure robust and timely sample management procedures are implemented and maintained.
  • Establish and maintain an excellent working knowledge of industry trends and developments in the analytics space.
  • Liaise with other analytical groups internally to ensure best practice is followed.
  • Lead technical troubleshooting and laboratory investigations.
  • Develop and deliver training programs for PS analysts. As a principal analytical development scientist, you will be central in growing and developing the new in-process analytics group.
  • Position requires very strong technical skills in combination with excellent communication capability. You will be expected to clearly and effective liaise with senior department management on a regular basis.


  • Requires Ph.D in Analytics, Chemistry, Biology or related field, with 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Requires MSc in Analytics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or related field, with 9+ years of relevant experience.


Call Jack on 01-6455250 for more information or click apply below!