At PPD, we help our client delivers life-changing therapies that address the world's most challenging health concerns. We're on a journey, seeking greater levels of success.
We hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team! Want to work in a growing biologics department?
Our GMP laboratory based in Athlone, Ireland offers fully integrated solutions for product development and analytical development, including analytical testing services in method development, method validation, method transfer, release and stability studies.
Athlone is one of PPD's fastest-growing laboratory locations. Due to this continued expansion, we are recruiting Associate Scientists to join our and Biopharm group.
Key Responsibilities Perform a variety of complex sample preparations to quantitatively measure small and large biomolecules such as proteins, peptides, nucleotides / oligonucleotides, DNA, carbohydrates / polysaccharides and liposomes Analysis of formations for stability testing and other studies for analytical testing support Follow validated or experimental analytical procedures with occasional direct supervision from a group leader.
Review and compilation of results Performing work assignments accurately, timely and in a safe manner Training on routine operation, maintenance and theory of analytical instrumentation, SOPs, and regulatory procedures and guidelines.
Qualifications : Key Requirements Education to a Bachelors or higher level in Biochemistry or related course 1 year work experience within a GMP laboratory 1 year Industry experience with Lab techniques relevant to Biopharm / Biochemistry : ELISA, SDS-Page, Karl Fisher, Western Blot, Capillary Electrophoresis, HPLC (ideally size exlusion) The ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion A positive attitude and ability to work well with others The ability to write protocols and reports with minimum supervision Excellent attention to detail Be able to communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction In return you can look forward to career stability within a growing and dynamic Biopharmaceutical laboratory.
Benefits you will enjoy at PPD as an Associate Scientist Competitive Salary & Joining bonus €2,000 Pension scheme Medical Health Insurance Life Insurance Annual leave : 25 days holiday Annual performance Bonus