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Research Associate, Formulations

Scranton, PA, USA Req #4143
Friday, November 17, 2023

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At Altasciences we all move in unison to assist and work in the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drug therapies to get them faster to people who need them.  No matter your role, we all play an important part and you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. By living our values of Employee Development, Customer Focus, Quality and Excellence, Respect and Integrity, we look to foster a passionate and collaborative work environment and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people, like you, to join our growing team! Whether you’re a recent college graduate or seeking your next career opportunity, it’s time to discover your future at Altasciences. We are better together and together We Are Altasciences.

Altasciences is a leading contract research organization, highly respected for our commitment to advancing scientific research. Located in Scott Township, just north of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area, we provide a dynamic and collaborative environment for individuals passionate about making a difference in preclinical studies.

About the Role

Altasciences is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Laboratory Technician to join our esteemed team. This position is crucial for the preparation of test article formulations, buffers, solutions, and sterile preparations used in preclinical studies. The successful candidate will play a key role in maintaining the inventory of all test articles, performing standard laboratory calculations, and contributing to the writing of basic methods and procedures.

What You'll Do Here

  • Prepare test article formulations, buffers, solutions, and sterile preparations for preclinical studies.
  • Manage the inventory of all test articles and assist in their disposition.
  • Perform standard laboratory calculations and contribute to the writing of basic methods and procedures.
  • Handle shipping, receiving, and storing of pharmacy materials, reagents, and general supplies.
  • Oversee the overall pharmacy operation and administrative tasks involved in day-to-day operations.
  • Work during early and weekend hours as required.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Highly motivated and detail-oriented individual with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • BS or MS in chemistry or another science-related field is preferred.
  • Experience in pharmacy operations or a similar laboratory setting is an asset.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
What We Offer

Altasciences offers a wide variety of benefits to help our employees live healthy and fulfilling lives both at and outside of work.

Altasciences' Benefits Package Includes
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401(k)/RRSP with Employer Match
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Paid Sick and Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance & Telehealth Programs
  • Telework when applicable
Altasciences' Incentive Programs Include
  • Training & Development Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Altasciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected grounds under applicable legislation.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process are available upon request. Join us at Altasciences!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Scranton, PA, USA