1+ months

Senior Associate Scientist

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

The incumbent will be responsible for supporting preclinical in vivo studies for the evaluation of viral vaccine candidates and laboratory management duties. The incumbent will perform various assays to monitor immune responses elicited by viral vaccine candidates. This position could also involve maintaining cell lines, weekly processing of red blood cells, and preparing samples for testing, depending on need. Work is to be done in a compliant manner according to relevant SOP guidelines and cGLP and/or cGMP guidelines where appropriate. The incumbent will be part of a dynamic team and should possess good organization skills, a strong work ethic and collaborative spirit.



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**

In vivo study support, including vaccine preparation, cage side syringe filling, sample processing. In vivo sample management, including storage, inventory and distribution. Laboratory equipment management (duties include but are not limited to) submitting work orders, registering new equipment, decommissioning old equipment, communicating with vendors, ensuring preventative maintenance has been completed. Analyze immune responses to vaccine candidates using techniques that include (but are not limited to) cell culture, hemagglutination inhibition assays, neutralization assays, ELISAs and ELISPOT assays. Independently interpret and summarize experimental data. Present experimental results at group meetings. Generate reagents used to perform assays and support maintenance of laboratory supplies. Maintain laboratory notebooks in compliance with the Pfizer Laboratory Notebook Policy. Performs other duties as assigned. Satisfactorily complete all safety training in conformance with Departmental requirements. Where applicable, performs job responsibilities in compliance with cGMP/GLP and all other regulatory agency requirements.



**QUALIFICATIONS**

B.S. with 2-4 years of laboratory research experience, industry experience preferred. Prior experience working with preclinical animal models is preferred. Proficiency with personal computers including word processing, Excel, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software such as Graphpad Prism is also desirable.



OTHER INFORMATION

Eligible for employee referral bonus



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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2020-01-01

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