Research Scientist-Level TBD

Jun 24, 2022

Avecia: Milford, MA, Massachusetts, US

Regular Full Time

Equal Opportunity Employer


Nitto Avecia Research Scientist are responsible for meeting the analytical testing requirements to support research and development projects primarily focused on oligonucleotides.We currently have openings at all levels!


Key Job Responsibilities:  


  • Execute testing per method or protocol for development, qualification, verification, validation, and transfer of analytical methods
  • Analyze test samples, process data, and report results with minimal errors to support research and development primarily focused on oligonucleotides
  • Provide analytical support to Process Development and Manufacturing 
  • Design and perform method development experiments
  • Perform GDP and technical peer review
  • Author technical documentation (e.g. methods, procedures)
  • Provide technical leadership in analytical project meetings
  • Maintain laboratory compliance
  • Provide basic-level training in lab techniques and procedures 
  • Plan, track, and execute tasks to deliver project results on time
  • Communicate with clients and elevate issues to project team leader
  • Contribute to department objectives for continuous improvement and technical excellence
  • Additional responsibilities will apply based on level


Job Knowledge Required:


  • RS I-BA/BS with 2+ years or MS with 1+ year
  • RS II-BA/BS with 4+ yrs. of related experience, MS with 2+ yrs. of related experience or PhD with 0+ yrs. of related experience
  • BA/BS with 6+ yrs. of related experience, MS with 4+ yrs. of related experience or PhD with 2+ yrs. of related experience
  • Operate and troubleshoot KF, U/HPLC instruments
  • Knowledge of undergraduate general and organic chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry knowledge including theory and application of fundamental analytical techniques for identification, purity, and assay 
  • Perform algebraic and basic statistical calculations correctly
  • Proficient in technical writing and department-wide presentations
  • Understand and edit laboratory SOPs