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Scientist I, Analytical Technology (Clinical) - Two Openings

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Date: May 2, 2017

Location: Research Triangle Park, NC, US

Company: Biogen

External Posting TitleScientist I, Analytical Technology (Clinical) - Two Openings
Job Description***Please note that this posting represents two openings***

The Analytical Technology Scientist I is responsible for leading the validation and transfer of in-process, release and stability test methods for clinical products to and from internal and external QC groups. Project management, timeline development, resource allocation, technical report authoring and review, exception resolution and statistical data evaluation are included in the scope of responsibilities for this position. The AT Scientist I supports regulatory by reviewing filings and authoring responses to regulatory agencies. The AT Scientist I also acts as a scientific resource to support method investigations. Other responsibilities include evaluation and implementation of new technologies in the QC labs. Strong technical writing and communication skills are required.


• Write, review, and sign off on technical protocols and reports. Review subsequent regulatory filings.

• Troubleshoot and/or optimize analytical methods for clinical and commercial programs.

• Independently create innovative solutions to complex technical and compliance issues.

• Identify, develop and implement new analytical technologies, coordinate and track activities of cross-functional multi-site teams to meet strategic goals and timelines.

• Lead and support troubleshooting for complex investigations in the QC labs and manufacturing investigations with an analytical component.

• Provide technical support for analytical method validation and transfer during regulatory inspections.

• Travel, as needed.

• Prepare and present scientific findings to broad audiences at department and site meetings and at external scientific conferences.

LocationResearch Triangle Park, NC, US
Job CategoryQuality
Requisition Number30208BR
• Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences or related field and 12 years GMP industry experience

• Masters or PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences or related field and 1-5 years GMP industry experience

• Technical expertise in HPLC/UPLC, capillary electrophoresis and other biochemistry methods (LC-MS is a plus)

• Relevant authoring and execution experience in analytical method validation

• Demonstrated application and knowledge of ICH guidelines on analytical method validation

• Statistical experimental design and data analysis with JMP software

• Knowledge of stability indicating attributes for protein biotechnology products

• Experience training and mentoring others

• Excellent laboratory technique

• Excellent time management and prioritization skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills
EducationBachelor of Science, Masters or PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences or related field
About BiogenCorporate Overview
Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Biogen is a pioneer in biotechnology and today the Company has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), has introduced the first and only approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, and is at the forefront of neurology research for conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Biogen also manufactures and commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics. Our global organization of nearly 7,000 employees is committed to a single mission: making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients with few or no treatment options.

  • Biogen was founded in 1978 and today serves patients in nearly 70 countries.

  • A Fortune 500 company, Biogen in 2016 had revenues of $11.4 billion

  • Global headquarters in Cambridge, MA, and international headquarters in Zug, Switzerland
Our Science
We aspire to have the greatest impact on patients and science of any biotechnology company in the history of our industry. To us, that means creating novel medicines that benefit individuals and society, and bringing new scientific understanding to diseases for which there are no adequate treatments.

  • For nearly two decades Biogen has led in the research and development of new therapies to treat MS, including the most prescribed oral treatment in the world. Now our research is driving revolutionary new MS treatments with the goal of reversing or even repairing damage caused by the disease.

  • We are now applying our neurological expertise to solve some of most challenging and complex diseases of the brain, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and ALS.

  • As we uncover new insights into human biology, Biogen is employing cutting-edge technologies to discover potential treatments for rare and genetic disorders.

  • Biogen is revolutionizing biologics manufacturing, developing the industry’s most advanced plants and processes. This expertise is used to produce both original innovative therapies and biosimilars that expand patient access to lower-cost medicines.
Our Corporate Citizenship
The same intellectual discipline and passion that drives our science is reflected in our corporate citizenship, environmental sustainability, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. As a company, we are focused on improving science education and limiting the impact of our company on the environment. In 2015, we became a carbon neutral company and ranked first place on Newsweek’s 2015 Green Rankings, and we are an industry leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Biogen was named to Science’s list of Top Employers of 2015 and in 2017 received a perfect score of 100 for the fourth consecutive year on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, which also named Biogen as one of its Best Places to Work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

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