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Senior Scientist

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, US, 04116

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

As the Senior Scientist you will work under limited supervision, participate as a team member in method development and validation and complex technical investigation efforts, perform highly technical and specialized Analytical Scientist duties, research on assigned problems and studies in support of Teva’s Product Development efforts. Additionally you will provide lead duties by providing technical assistance and training.


In this role you will be required to have extensive ICP and chromatography experience as well as have a strong proficiency in laboratory equipment and associated software. You will carry out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, state, federal and local laws. 


You may supervise, coordinate, prioritize and lead the daily activities of a group of analytical scientists and schedule their workloads. You will be called upon to design experimental plans as well as research and critically analyze data and information gathered in support of project directives.


Other duties:

  • Surveys the scientific literature to remain current with developments in analytical chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical testing, and adds technical competence.
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports on research findings, project status, literature reviews, and technical issues that affect Company’s business.
  • Provides formal and informal training to research staff on technical subjects, administrative procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Provides scientific and technical leadership to junior staff members to ensure project deadlines and performance standards are met. Collaborates closely with Supervisor to set priorities and reach objectives.
  • Performs appropriate administrative functions to assure compliance with government regulations, GMPs, and company policies.


What you bring to the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related life science along with a minimum 9 years of experience working in a pharmaceutical lab environment using analytical equipment or a Master’s with 7 years or a PhD with a minimum 5 years of experience in above.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Office 
  • Experience with a variety of lab equipment and software
  • Familiar with lab documentation
  • Instrument and lab maintenance experience


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Analysis and Formulation

Reports To

Director Analytical R&D

Already Working @TEVA?

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Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.  Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.

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