1+ months

Scientist

Pfizer
Pearl River, NY 10965
**ROLE SUMMARY**



The High-throughput Clinical Immunoassays & Diagnostics (HCID) group within Pfizer Vaccines R&D is seeking a biologist with experience in the development of neutralization assays for a Scientist role in the Neutralization Assay Group. The individual will be responsible primarily for the Phase 3 clinical testing for the RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) neutralization assay and may support other assays within the group. The candidate will function as a senior member of the Neutralization Assay Group and manage a small team. As an integral member of this dynamic team, the incumbent must have a strong work ethic and be highly collaborative with the other group members. All work is to be done in a compliant manner according to relevant SOP guidelines and GLP and/or GCLP guidelines, when required.



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ Manage clinical testing for the RSV Neutralization Assay, including scheduling assays, managing the training of entry level scientists, and managing strategy for clinical testing to meet program timelines.

+ Perform experiments related to the development and optimization of bio-functional assays.

+ Provide scientific input on experimental design and data analysis.

+ Oversee the preparation of human and pre-clinical animal serum samples for testing.

+ Perform activities related to maintenance of cell lines.

+ Assist in the preparation and qualification of new reagents.

+ Assist in updating and writing documents including standard operating procedures, test methods, reagent reports, and data archiving.

+ Oversee the review of clinical data packages.

+ Oversee the maintenance of the laboratory, including ordering/ restocking supplies, updating reagent inventory, and ensuring cleanliness.

+ Satisfactorily complete all cGMP/GLP and safety training in conformance with Departmental requirements.

+ Where applicable, performs job responsibilities in compliance with cGMP/GLP and all other regulatory agency requirements.



**QUALIFICATIONS**



+ BS in Biology, Immunology or equivalent degrees with 6 years of relevant experience or MS Degree with 4 years of relevant experience (Non-PHD).

+ Previous management experience.

+ Laboratory experience in bio-functional assay development.

+ Experience working in high-throughput testing laboratories operating under GCLP guidelines, including SOPs, instrument IOQ/PQ, and good documentation practices.

+ Experience handling infectious agents and biological materials including RSV.

+ Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical software including GraphPad Prism.

+ Should be self-motivated and able to work effectively as part of a team.

+ Should possess the ability to multi-task and align priorities with program objectives.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



**PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS**



+ The position has physical requirements of basic office and laboratory work (sitting, standing, and walking).



**Other Job Details:**



+ Eligible for employee referral programs: YES

+ Eligible for relocation support: YES



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Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-05-28

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