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Pharm Country (Summit, New Jersey)

Senior Scientist, Analytical Research & Development
Will be responsible for the development and validation of analytical methodology for the characterization of our products and processes, the creation of fundamental product and process understanding, and the advancement of innovative approaches to drug development. Support for drug candidates across all stages of development and, as needed, within our commercial product portfolio will be required.

BioMidwest (Chicago, Illinois)

Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Senior Quality Specialist
Provides QA guidance and direction to drug development project teams on current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) compliance and product quality issues. This position ensures compliance with applicable regulations and Takeda Quality expectations for manufacturing and laboratory operations related to investigational drug product and investigational active pharmaceutical ingredients (API).

Biotech Beach (Pasadena, California)

Neumedicines Inc.
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Responsible for all aspects of regulatory operational activities to ensure successful preparation and filing of all regulatory submissions and other regulatory documents as required. Generates, maintains and is responsible for all technical aspects of regulatory documents and submissions, interface with external service providers and internal management team ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and successful implementation of regulatory deliverables supporting companys product pipeline.

Genetown (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.
Ion Channel Investigator (Ph.D)
This individual will lead a state-of-the-art ion channel laboratory which is responsible for cardiac ion channel safety profiling and ion channel drug discovery project support. The candidate will design, establish and conduct ion channel screening assays using conventional and automated patch clamp systems and will be responsible for supervising junior members of the team.

Biotech Bay (Camarillo, California)

Integrity Bio, Inc.
Research Associate
Will participate in laboratory work after appropriate training, and will follow all procedures and record experimental results in a GLP-compliant manner. This position requires the ability to follow instructions, sometimes with minimal supervision, in order to execute the study designs developed by R&D senior staff.

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