Posted to MedZilla on 6/19/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Research Associate R0002101-MZ


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Job Description


  • Provide analytical support for Open Access UPLC/MS instrumentation and high throughput purification platforms. Run physicochemical assays to support small/large molecule projects.


  • The role involves the use of automated instrumentation for HT assay support; the applicant must demonstrate an aptitude for the operation of analytical instrumentation (UPLC/MS, HPLC etc.)
  • Operates and maintains the Open Access UPLC/MS systems for the Medicinal Chemistry and Analytical Research teams.
  • Provides high throughput purification support for compound arrays to support Medicinal Chemistry project teams
  • Contributes as part of the Analytical Research group to the optimization of HPLC methodologies in support of small and large molecule research programs
  • Runs Physicochemical and formulation assessments to support project teams
  • Role requires employee to work in cross functional teams so applicant must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask
  • Must have strong communication and writing skills and be able to present his/her work at group meetings.
  • Makes and understands basic experimental decisions within scope of responsibility.
  • Documents personal experimental results accurately and completely in electronic laboratory notebook (ELN).
  • Coordinates with departmental peers on project work as appropriate.


  • Bachelor s or Master s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, engineering or related pharmaceutical science; relevant industry experience preferred
  • Appropriate laboratory training
  • Practical experience with typical analytical techniques (e.g. HPLC, UPLC/MS, NMR, UV, IR etc.)
  • General familiarity with analytical theory and techniques.
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills -Able to troubleshoot routine issues or problems using appropriate information
  • Teamwork - Ability to work well within small group functional teams.
  • Communication Skills -Ability to expresses one s self clearly and concisely within function; documents issues and/or concerns concisely; timely and effectively communicates issues to supervisor
  • Organization Exercises good time management skills

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