Senior Scientist – LC-MS,GC-MS / R&D

Precision Analytical, creators of the DUTCH Test®, is reshaping the function endocrinology lab testing space! We are looking for talented scientists to join us as we pursue the next innovation in our field and strive to provide the very best clinical tools for improving the wellbeing of patients all over the world.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Scientist (LC-MS and GC-MS) who will be responsible for high quality analytical method development and validation in a progressive clinical laboratory. Desired candidates will have a passion for helping people, an interest in continuous improvement, and the ability to work independently on projects.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and validation of analytical methods and improvement of existing ones to support advanced hormone testing
  • Compile, maintain, review, and interpret analytical and statistical data. Assist with generating high quality technical documents required for method validation
  • Evaluate and interpret experimental data
  • Prepare and review analytical data, technical reports, and analytical methods in support of and for inclusion in the regulatory submissions
  • Maintain and follow all laboratory methods, protocols and SOPs, follow company procedures, guidelines, and policies, and assist in creation as needed
  • Actively communicate quality issues or key findings to leader or manager
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Stay current with related work in the field
  • Basic troubleshooting/maintenance of associated instruments and equipment
  • Use PA’s Core Values in daily activities and interactions with others
  • Collaboratively perform other duties as needed to support company goals; may perform similar support duties in other departments as needed

Qualifications & Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in a physical science; graduate or PhD desirable
  • 5+ years’ experience in a lab or related work environment, including notable and demonstrated experience with method development and validation
  • Experience in LC-MS and GC-MS and Research and Method Development required, at least 3 years showing increased responsibility and knowledge preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams) preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities, and strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent judgment, cognitive skills, innovative thinking, and problem-solving abilities; the ability to react to situations with a sense of urgency and responsibility
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills, and the ability to communicate (verbal/writing) effectively at all levels, internally and externally
  • Dependable and punctual, able to work flexible hours, including late nights and/or weekends as needed
  • Positive teamwork based attitude, a champion for our people, values, culture, company, and brand

Work Environment:

This position is located in an office/lab environment with frequent use of laboratory instruments and tools, computer and related hardware. A person must be able to stand and/or sit and effectively move around the building and workspaces, see, hear, and talk, use hands to type, handle, or feel tools or controls, and use hands and arms to reach. The ability to lift up to 25lbs and use PPE when working with urine, saliva, or other samples and a variety of lab chemicals is also required.