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Principal Scientist, Vaccine Analytical Development

Kelly Services
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


**Overview**


We are seeking a Principal Scientist, Analytical Development for one of our clients, a leading animal health company at their Fort Dodge, IA location. The incumbent is responsible for leading the conceptualization and delivery of vaccines analytical control strategies. Provides scientific leadership to teams in the development, qualification/validation, and use of analytical, bioanalytical and characterization methods in support of Els Food and Companion Animal Vaccine product development. This role is expected to benchmark the Animal Health industry and drive the change to put the company at the Innovation forefront. This lead scientist will additionally be charged with creating a culture of intellectual curiosity that implements best practices of QbD and seeking to maximize the company's external presence via Scientific Disclosure publications, presentations, patent fillings


**Responsibilities**


+ Lead development for the vaccines analytical control strategy.

+ Benchmark against the industry standards and partner with Regulatory and Quality to align and define the commercial strategies.

+ Drive innovation for analytical methods, strategy and capabilities.

+ Evaluate and implement new technologies to enhance productivity and product quality.

+ Establish an analytical capability that creates a strategic advantage against industry peers

+ Partner with Global Vaccine Strategy R D and Manufacturing Oversight for method transfers to development, QCL, or third-party personnel.

+ Development and verification/qualification/validation of analytical methods to support in-process, release, characterization analysis, and stability testing of antigen ingredient and final vaccine.

+ Write, review, and/or approve high quality technical reports, SOPs, analytical methods, global regulatory submissions, and responses to questions

+ May lead a team of 3-5 scientists, directly or indirectly, through projects, mentoring, and scientific influence.

+ Ensure work and team activities are aligned with all relevant development quality, regulatory, HSE, GLP, and GMP requirements


**Qualifications**


+ Ph.D. in analytical, biophysical, biochemistry, molecular/cell biology, or related field; alternatively, skills commensurate with a PhD scientist.

+ Minimum 8 years of experience in relevant/applicable field.

+ Experience with knowledge of one or more of the following, as appropriate: separation sciences, immunochemistry, biophysical/biochemical characterization, molecular biology, and bioanalytical sciences.

+ Problem solving skills including strategic thinking and decision-making.

+ Demonstration of scientific leadership skills.

+ Effective oral and written communication skills.

+ Must be able to work productively in an interdisciplinary team environment.

+ Ability to work successfully in international or multi-cultural settings

+ Ability to handle multiple priorities and deal with ambiguity


Preferred


+ Experience with assay development in the Animal Health industry is highly desired

+ Experience with the drug development process


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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-07-18 Expires: 2022-09-08

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