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Scientific & Laboratory

Job Description

A Senior Research Associate II is required on an initial 12-Month basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork-based multinational research-based pharmaceutical Company.

Role of this position

Note: This role may necessitate flexibility to accommodate business activities across different time zones.
  • Executes assigned experiments and lab tasks efficiently, consistently, with high quality and suggests

  • Prepares and executes study protocols and reports.
  • Selects appropriate methods and techniques, in collaboration with Supervisory personnel, to perform

method development.
  • Interprets and analyses data from experiments for both accuracy and impact.
  • May create API or drug product specifications as well as test methods and study protocols / reports.
  • Prepares reports based on analysis and interpretation of data.
  • May have a specific area of specialization such as a study type or specific technology in lab.
  • Collaborates within Client and contract test labs to develop and validate methods.
  • May present data to job family project sub-teams.
  • Maintains familiarity with scientific literature, regulatory requirements and applies appropriately to

research projects.
  • Receives limited instruction and is able to work independently.
  • Recommends alternatives, researches new methods and techniques and proactively seek out senior

personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems.
  • Participates in group meetings. Presents results of work, interprets data, and draws conclusions

regarding presented material and nature of work.
  • Uses good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to provide insight into the processes

used to achieve results of assigned tasks.


  • Working knowledge of GMPs, pharmacopoeial, regulatory requirements for analytical testing, phase

appropriate standards for method validation.
  • Advanced knowledge of current Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Competent in the operation of Analytical Instrumentation including Dissolution Baths, KF, UPLC & HPLC proficient in LIMS & Empower etc.
  • 5+ years of experience with BA or BS degree in Chemistry or Biology.
  • 3+ years of experience with MS degree in Chemistry or Biology.

Please call Aisling O'Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 or email:
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Scientific & Laboratory

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900