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Senior Scientist/Scientist, Analytical Chemistry
At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As a Scientist, Analytical Chemistry in Waltham, MA you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. IMED (Innovative Medicines and Early Development) focuses on scientific advances in small molecules, oligonucleotides and other emerging technologies and drug discovery platforms across our focus areas.
AstraZeneca’s vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.

AstraZeneca’s vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
We are currently recruiting a highly qualified analytical separations chemist who will be joining our fast-paced multidisciplinary oncology team.  In this role, you will be part of a core analytical team that supports project teams from target identification through lead optimization.  You are expected to have a degree of independence to solve separation issues as well as review new technology to help drive portfolio delivery.
Your responsibilities will include:  Analytical method development to solve separation problems using techniques such as NP, RP and SFC, purification of samples in mg and gram quantities, in singleton and multiple parallel synthesis formats; and performing preparative purification based upon a mass or UV directed fraction collection by HPLC or SFC.  You’ll be able to leverage your passion for drug discovery creatively while working collaboratively to solve problems. 
Essential Requirements:
  • A BS/MS in Analytical Chemistry or related field with 2-10 yrs experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with chiral and achiral separations.
  • Experience running/troubleshooting HPLC and SFC instrumentation.
  • Thorough understanding of Separation Science.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Ability to work effectively within collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
Desirable Requirements:
  • Experience with LCMS instrumentation and LCMS data interpretation
  • Experience with Waters separation equipment is desirable (eg. FractionLynx, Prep100, etc.)

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