Senior Scientist - Protein characterization by Mass Spectrometry
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generatedtotal revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Perform method development, feasibility, qualification and/or validation of methods in support of large molecule biopharmaceutical products using primarily High Resolution Mass spectrometry
  • Perform primary sequence and PTMs characterization work using Mass spectrometry
  • Document work as required for GMP compliance
  • Perform tests accurately
  • Troubleshoot method and instrumentation problems
  • Use office and instrumentation specific computer software
  • Produce documents (e.g., characterization reports, methods and client reports)
  • Develop and execute validation plans
  • Give presentations for training and client reviews
  • Train technical staff


The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • Experience with Protein Sciences, mainly protein and glycoprotein characterization.
  • Experience in High Resolution MassSpectrometry.
  • Experience with other Biochemistry techniques (e.g Amino Acid Analysis, Glycosylation profiling)
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skill
  • Theoretical understanding of large molecule biochemistry
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D in Protein Science or other related degree concentration,
  • Experience with characterizing proteins and glycoproteins by Mass Spectrometry is a must.
  • Experience in typical Biochemistry techniques (separation techniques such as any type of LC or CE/iCE, Physico-chemical such as Amino Acid Analysis and/or in Biophysical techniques such as SEC-MALS, SV-AUC, CD , FTIR) is a plus
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience, either post-doctoral or in the bio/pharmaceutical industry
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, PAare encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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