Senior Scientific Associate

CHF55 - CHF60 per hour
  1. Interim/Contract
Pratteln, Schweiz
  1. Technical Operations, Discovery / R&D, Analytical
Posted: 14/06/2024

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Hobson Prior is seeking a Senior Scientific Associate for a role focused on analytical development and quality control for Drug Substance (DS) and Drug Product (DP). This role involves developing, optimising and conducting analytical methods for a variety of techniques.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.


  • Develop, assess, optimise and apply analytical methods using various techniques.
  • Conduct release, retest, stability studies, transfer and (pre-) validation analyses.
  • Write and review analytical method protocols and reports.
  • Maintain and operate analytical equipment.
  • Plan and execute experiments for method development, assessment, optimization, and application.
  • Participate in meetings at intra- and inter-departmental level.
  • Document all analytical activities and results.
  • Train laboratory personnel and ensure cleanliness of laboratory and workspace.
  • Independently design and execute projects or experiments.
  • Ensure availability of adequate lab materials and justify acquisition of new materials or equipment.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Education in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, or chemical engineering.
  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry with advanced knowledge of sample preparation, analytical instrumentation techniques especially in chromatography, mass spectrometry, and spectroscopy.
  • Good troubleshooting skills for analytical instrumentation.
  • High flexibility, advanced communication, time-management and team-working skills.
  • Basic knowledge of QC or GMP.
  • Ability to work independently and to take initiative.
  • Proficient in English.

For more information, please contact Danielle Hull.

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