Senior Staff Scientist Job Description

Senior Staff Scientist Job Description

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Senior staff scientist provides analytical chemistry/food chemistry consultation to product research & development, supply chain, medical safety, clinical research & nutrition science, and regulatory, etc.

Senior Staff Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Participate in the design and synthesis of DNA-encoded chemical libraries
Leads programs where delivering high-quality data, and progressing program contributions will have significant business impact
Prepares and presents regulated documents, protocols, and technical reports
Guides the successful completion of major programs where failure to achieve timely results or erroneous decisions may cause serious delays in program schedule
Manages junior personnel, providing training and mentoring
Identify and drive generation of business cases for research and development of new opportunities in areas of optical design
Leverage global resources by developing relationships and utilizing a strong ability to influence
Ensure manufacturing capability is developed and prepared in the organization for new technologies and that new technologies are consistent with high volume, high yield quality requirements
Communicate effectively at all levels in the organizations giving regular, concise, and focused review presentations and reports to upper management
Success in developing optical coatings used with high success in the marketplace

Senior Staff Scientist Qualifications

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Education for Senior Staff Scientist

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Employers hiring for the senior staff scientist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Science, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, Mathematics, Biochemistry, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Skills for Senior Staff Scientist

Desired skills for senior staff scientist include:

Commonly used scientific concepts
Internet research
MS Word
Area of analytical chemistry
CGLP requirements and ICH guidelines
Empower and LIMS is highly desirable

Desired experience for senior staff scientist includes:

Expertise in the use of thin film modeling software
Strong capability in custom software development and ability to adapt to various programming languages including for example, Python, Visual Basic, Java, C, C#
Self-starter, independent worker, with leadership ability, a creative problem solver
Solid educational or work experience and experimental foundation with a working knowledge of laboratory and analytical techniques
Strong communication skills are required to communicate project information in a professional manner to both technical and non-technical groups
Open minded with a strong desire to work with and contribute to an innovative team

Senior Staff Scientist Examples


Senior Staff Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior staff scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior staff scientist
  • Develop, compile and edit supplemental materials that support written communication
  • Maintain high-level interactions with specialized constituents to promote lab and departmental goals
  • Define novel computational approaches and analytical tools as required by research goals
  • Propose new hypotheses and design experiments to test the hypotheses
  • Guide students, as needed
  • Collect and analyze information from peer-reviewed scientific journals and through direct submissions
  • Wetland delineation/Waters of the US (Sections 401/404 of the Clean Water Act compliance)
  • Monitoring studies
  • Vegetation surveys
  • Threatened & Endangered species surveys (Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act)
Qualifications for senior staff scientist
  • Prior experience in the biotechnology industry is a plus
  • Prior hands-on experience in operating next-generation DNA sequencing instruments and assays are a plus
  • Additional industry experience
  • Strong analytical skills in the area of SEM/EDX, XRF, TGA, TOC, FTIR Excellent communication skill
  • Master's degree in a Basic Science or related field
  • Five years of experience with a Doctoral degree and ten years of experience with a Master's degree

Senior Staff Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior staff scientist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior staff scientist
  • Raptor studies
  • Ecological characterization studies
  • Noxious weed surveys
  • Develop, validate, transfer and troubleshoot analytical methods, including API, raw materials, in-process and finished drug product
  • Analyze/summarize product reliability issues and their root cause
  • Lead product team to deploy the solution and try in product
  • Drive the technology transfer phase of new products as they move from R&D into Manufacturing in preparation for commercial launch
  • Independently develop novel reagents for NGS workflows in areas such as reverse transcription, amplification, and ligation
  • Design and conduct experiments to determine underlying reaction mechanisms, cause and effect, failure modes, guard band studies and optimization using DOE methodologies
  • Develop and implement novel QC methods to ensure processes are in control
Qualifications for senior staff scientist
  • Occasionally reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, and sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds
  • Requires a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology/Biomedical engineering, or other related discipline with the equivalent knowledge and experience, Master’s or PhD preferred
  • Convey findings of Phase I ESA to Site Characterization Group Manager and assist in development of Site Characterization scopes of work in accordance with ASTM 1903-11
  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, geology, environmental engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 4-7 years of demonstrated experience in Phase I ESAs, experience in site characterization and environmental field investigations beneficial
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have completed, or supervised, the performance of over 100 Phase I ESAs

Senior Staff Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior staff scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior staff scientist
  • Lead the technology transfer phase of new products or processes as they move from R&D into Manufacturing in preparation for commercial launch
  • Occasionally perform fly-based experiments in consultation with the lab head
  • Design and architect AI cloud services with user-friendly workflow and interface (HCI)
  • Develop key techniques for Cloud AI in domains such as NLP, computer vision
  • Provide usability-enhancement for deep learning, large scale graph computing, and machine learning, such as generic/domain-specific visualization and key algorithm acceleration
  • Work with other teams and to provide technical assistance
  • Profile and optimize the performance of existing AI platforms and applications
  • Develop and execute quantitative strategies in collaboration with the cross functional development project teams (to include Clinical Pharmacology, Biostatistics, Clinical Sciences, and Regulatory Affairs) that advance the portfolio by addressing critical development program questions
  • Using population based modeling methodologies develop exploratory Pop PK and PK/PD models to aid in research and development programs spanning early non-clinical pharmacology efforts through clinical phase 3 dose-selection and BLA dose justification
  • Develop mechanistic PK, PKPD, exposure-response and disease models to support on-going clinical development programs from early clinical development through market application and post-marketing commitments
Qualifications for senior staff scientist
  • Experience gained through obtaining a Ph.D
  • Experience coordinating with development teams outside China, US or Europe
  • The ideal candidate will have BS degree with 10+ years, a master’s degree with 5+ years, or a Ph.D
  • Preference will be given to candidates who meets the criteria of an Environmental Professional
  • Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen and have an acceptable driving record
  • Utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Senior Staff Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior staff scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior staff scientist
  • Work with colleagues within Clinical Pharmacology, Preclinical PK, Toxicology and Early and Late-Stage Clinical Development to provide appropriate quantitative pharmacology support for FIH dose selection and study design
  • Expand the Quantitative Pharmacology and modeling & simulation capability through evaluation, implementation, and publication of new data analysis techniques, software, computational infrastructure, personal technical skill, the strategic application of quantitative pharmacology and population based M&S methodologies across the development portfolio
  • Prepare and review scientific research and technical proposals at the direction of the Ames Chief Scientist
  • Research and write scientific articles for the Office of the Chief Scientist, including scientific articles for the OCS web site
  • Provide comprehensive support for meetings, workshops, conferences, reviews, briefings, and technology interchange meetings, including domestic and foreign travel
  • Manage the Director's/OCS Colloquia and Seminars
  • Develop programs for Directors and OCS seminars, early career development and other co-sponsored events
  • Identify speakers, provide invitations and thank you follow up letters
  • Manage abstract scientific collection and meeting announcements
  • Develop speaker introductions and talking points
Qualifications for senior staff scientist
  • Exposure to consulting environment is preferred
  • Certification in field of expertise preferred
  • Completion of wetland delineation training program preferred
  • Experience with different levels of studies pursuant to NEPA preferred
  • Experience with GIS consisting of data mining, map creation, and analysis preferred
  • Prior involvement in relevant professional societies/organizations preferred

Senior Staff Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior staff scientist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior staff scientist
  • Liaise with researchers and staff to effectively and efficiently develop, evaluate, implement and report translational studies
  • Accountable for the operation’s deliverables for new product introduction projects, ensuring best-in-class product quality and optimized cost of goods through proactive integration of risk-based design requirements, performance testing controls, and manufacturing strategies into the product development process
  • Technical leader for ensuring risk-based product design, specifications, manufacturing process design, and post-launch metrics to create effective and reliable products
  • Ensure the projects meet the required design history deliverables as needed for clinical and RUO products
  • Collaborate closely across all of Global Operations to ensure a unified voice to the NPI core teams
  • With manager’s oversight, provide operational support and content for Regulatory submissions and product instructions for use
  • Assists with the resolution of non-conformances and complaints generated within the early launch period, and ensures lessons learned are incorporated into future product development programs
  • Define, measure and track metrics of key features like advertisement campaigns and audience targeting
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and accuracy of 1st part and 3rd party data sources, and improve data gathering techniques
  • Build qualitative and quantitative models to deepen understanding of business operations, root cause of changes and predict business and user trends
Qualifications for senior staff scientist
  • Ability to foster and develop junior team members
  • Familiarity with OpenStack Swift, S3, Ceph ,HDFS, Databases such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Block Storage, Elastic Storage is a strong plus
  • Characterization of hydrophilic chromatography media and other polymeric material
  • Using Design of Experience (DoE) for experimental design and execution a plus
  • Protein characterization and activity assay a plus
  • Experience with GIS map creation preferred

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