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Senior Scientist

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania, US, 19380

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!


Teva’s Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies.

Job Description

    In this role you will lead and coordinate biologics analytical activities including aspects of protein structure/function, forced degradation, and variants/impurities characterization. This role also includes utilizing expertise and technical leadership skills in cross-functional settings to influence CMC project teams. You will also drive inclusive/ diverse/ innovative/ creative culture in delivering business results. Additionally you will engage, coach, motivate, and empower others to reach their full potential.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Conduct biologics characterization studies using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) for high resolution and quantitative analyses
•    Execute MS analyses including, but not limited to, intact/reduced mass, peptide mapping, glycan analysis, primary sequence confirmation and elucidation, and determination of post-translational modifications (PTMs)
•    Operate and maintain equipment in a qualified state
•    Document experiments in electronic notebooks and technical protocols/reports to ensure data integrity
•    Serve as analytical representative and technical subject matter expert on CMC project teams
•    Author and review analytical sections of regulatory submissions (IND, IMPD, BLA, MAA) and responses to health authority questions
•    Interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant scientific/technical matters often requiring coordination and negotiation between organizations


Relocation assistance may be available 


What you will bring to the role 

  • A Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline AND  a minimum of 6 years of lab experience in biotech/biopharma or CRO industry OR a PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline AND a minimum of 4 years of lab experience in biotech/biopharma or CRO industry
  • A Minimum 2 years of experience in analytical method development using HPLC, UPLC, and MS platforms and software package



Preferred Qualifications 

•    2 years LC-MS experience with mAbs and fusion proteins
•    Analytical method qualification, validation and transfer experience
•    Regulatory experience with analytical sections of global filings


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Analysis and Formulation

Reports To

Assoc Dir, Characterization, Biologics CMC

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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.

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