Principal Research Scientist

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Bethesda, MD
$85,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 01, 2018
Job ID
Rapidly growing biopharmaceutical CRO - Contract Research Organization, is searching for a Principal Research Scientist to act in a group leader role at the company's state of the art research facility near Bethesda MD.  The Principal Research Scientist will work with immunoanalytical assay development teams in pre-clinical drug research,

  • M.S. or PhD in biology, chemistry or a life sciences discipline
  • 8+ years experience in immunoanalytical assay development, with a strong understanding of contract immunoanalytical business and technology
  • 3+ years experience supervising scientific teams in early stage biopharmaceutical development
  • 3+ years experience working at a CRO
  • Experience with and extensive knowledge of Ligand-binding assays (e.g. ELISA / MSD) applicable to Pharmacokinetic, Biomarker and Immunogenicity studies is required.
  • Familiarity with MSD and various ELISA preferred formats.
  • Knowledge of GLP regulations and regulatory guidelines to include assay validation guidelines.
  • Experience in PK, ADA and Bioassay development and validation.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • A track record of accomplishment supervising research teams while also able to work independently