Study Director Chemistry, Wareham, Massachusetts, United States

 

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Study Director Chemistry, Wareham, Massachusetts, United States

Posted: 28 July 2017

Job Summary
 
The Study will be responsible for the overall scientific conduct of an analytical study ensuring strict adherence to the required scientific and regulatory standard. You will be the single point of study control and have overall responsibility for the scientific, technical and regulatory conduct of studies allocated to you as well as for the interpretation, documentation and reporting of results. As a Study Director you will be familiar with conducting all work in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements governing the work in which they are involved, such as GLP.
 

  1. Job Duties
 
            Essential Functions:
 
  • Have a proactive attitude towards internal and external customer satisfaction and the highest standards of scientific quality and regulatory compliance.
  • Be an excellent communicator with demonstrable skills in written, spoken and presentation media.
  • Have a meticulous attitude towards consistency of 100% quality in Protocols, Reports and related materials.
  • Be aware of study status at all times and anticipate problems that may affect timing, quality or integrity and take appropriate action to resolve such problems.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of ecotoxicology, residue chemistry study designs.
Physical Functions
 
            Sitting - 30%
            Standing - 70%
            Walking - 30%
            Writing - 50%
            Visual - 100%
            Lifting – 40 – 60 pounds        
 
 
  1. Chemical Safety
 
  1. Must be able to comprehend the potential hazards of the chemicals in use and adhere to the proper safety techniques as dictated by the Safety Manual and/or Management.
 
  1. Laboratory Safety
 
  1. Must be able to wear gloves, lab coat, eye protection, sleeves, hearing protection, pesticide suit, plastic booties, dust masks, a respirator and a face mask.
 
  1. Must be able to understand and follow laboratory safety standards.
 
 
Job Specifications
 
  • B.S. degree in chemistry/biochemistry or life sciences or at least 5-year’s equivalent lab experiences and established knowledge of working in a GLP laboratory.
  • 3- 5 years of experience as a study director in the crop protection, pharma or biotech industries.
  • Prior experience in managing small project teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; multitasking capabilities; proficient in MS Office

  
Next Position Level – TBD
 

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