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Principal Scientist

Location : Minneapolis- St. Paul, MN
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 6-12
Required Education : Bachelor's or Masters or Ph.D
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Our client is continuing to grow and expand in the Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, and Life Sciences industry.  They have an opportunity for a Principal Scientist.  If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be part of a team who will make a difference and wants to build something, connect with us regarding this opportunity.


In this role you will be responsible for responsible for overseeing or providing the transfer, development, and qualification/validation of analytical test methods and subsequent release and stability testing of biopharmaceuticals including, therapeutic proteins, synthetic peptides, oligonucleotides, and antibody-drug conjugates spanning Pre-Investigational New Drug through Phase III programs.

  • Build strong positive relationships with clients and customers

  • Provide team members with empowerment and training to support development

  • Define, prioritize, and honor all internal and external commitments

  • Ensure high-quality data is safely generated

  • Subject matter expert and/ or technical lead

  • Provide creative and flexible solutions

  • Lead opportunities, promote collaborative teamwork, offer expansion and realization of potential resources

  • Continue process improvement thru Lean six sigma tools



Schedule:   Monday – Friday, FT, onsite

(Ability to be flexible to meet the demands of the clients/ projects)

Salary:  $DOE/yr


  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance

  • Health Care Saving / Flexible Spending accounts

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan

  • Life and Disability Insurance


Relocation available for the right candidate

Required Qualifications :

Education Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree- Scientific discipline and 12 years of industry experience

  • Or Master’s Degree- Scientific discipline and 10 years of industry experience

  • Or Ph.D – Scientific discipline and 6 years of industry experience


Skills and Knowledge to be successful

  • Integrity, Collaborative Team player, Proactive, Effective communication – verbal, written and visual, and Problem- solver

  • Previous experience in Leadership and Technical Program Management role

  • Subject Matter expert - HPLC/UPLC, CE-SDS, icIEF, SDS-PAGE, qPCR, ELISA, and LC-MS

  • Proven track record of completing projects in a cGMP environment

  • Previous experience in a Testing environment of biopharmaceuticals

  • Comfortable working in a lab/ office setting where chemicals, fumes, gasses, noxious odors, etc will be present


Keywords:  scientist, biochemist, biopharma, quality, laboratory, manufacturing, medical device, chemistry, biology, cGMP, SOP, quality control, testing, validation, biopharmaceuticals, therapeutic proteins, synthetic peptides, oligonucleotides



"By applying to this position, you are confirming that you understand the requirements needed for this position, and further confirm that you possess the necessary skills and requirements, as outlined above".


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