Our pharmaceutical client is seeking to add a Scientist to their team in West Point, PA. The Scientist will be responsible for developing bioanalytical assays to support vaccine programs. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a biological science with previous laboratory experience.

Location: West Point, PA
Shift: Monday-Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
Pay: $23-$25 per hour
Type: 12-month contract to possible extension or hire


  • B.S./B.A. in Molecular Biology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, or related biological science discipline.
  • At least 1-year related laboratory experience
  • Working experience in a regulated environment (GxP, preferably GLP)
  • Experience with immunogenicity assays such as ELISA, Luminex, or MSD and/or experience in cell culture and cell-based assays such as nAb assays, PBMC isolation, or ELISPOT assay.
  • Familiarity with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Ability to manage multiple projects under tight timeline and problem-solving skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and professional integrity

Bioanalytical Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and qualify cell-based or ligand-binding based bioanalytical assays to support high priority biological and vaccine programs.
  • Analyze samples using multiple platforms such as ELISA, ELISPOT, Neutralization assays or flow cytometry
  • Isolate PBMCs from donors.
  • Assess analytical result data on acceptability using LIMS or other computer software
  • Maintain documentation according to guidelines similar to GxP
  • Work according to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulatory guidance
  • Maintain accurate records of ongoing projects in adherence with documentation standards
  • Assist in generation and review of reports and contribute to trouble shooting efforts
  • Collaborate and communicate within and across the work group
  • Work in a structured environment under direct to moderate supervision
  • Adhere to GLP regulations and safety requirements in BSL-2.
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