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Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Prince Edward Island, Canada Req #185
Thursday, June 18, 2020
BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BioVectra Inc. has an opening for a Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry.  This is a permanent, full-time position located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.


The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing and qualifying modern analytical methodologies applying highpressure liquid chromatography: gas chromatography, ultraviolet spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, etc.
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting analytical equipment
  • Carrying out literature searches to evaluate currently known analytical methods and preparing analytical research and development plans
  • providing regular updates on analytical projects to internal and external customers.
  • Writing development reports and test methods
  • Transferring technology to technical staff, as a member of the project team working effectively with both the R&D and Quality groups
  • Design analytical methods and qualification protocols that are in compliance with ICH and FDA guideline
  • Training and supervising summer students as requested


The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • B.Sc. in chemistry
  • 2 years analytical chemistry experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrated experience in analytical methodology including: IR, UV, NMR GC, HPLC.
  • Knowledge of cGMP guidelines and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with MS and/or XRD would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in bioanalytical chemistry considered an asset
  • Knowledge of ICH, FDA, and USP guidelines is an asset

BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the “Apply Now” button below.


Closing Date: July 2, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Prince Edward Island, Canada