Early Innovation Senior Scientist, Analytical Sciences

    • Evansville, IN

Early Innovation Senior Scientist, Analytical Sciences

Job Descriptions:

Proactively support early innovation analytical and human milk assessments for front end innovation initiatives. Active participant on early innovation project teams as an Analytical Sciences and Human Milk Research representative who delivers rapid analytical technology and human milk assessments, timely responses regarding analytical and human milk research questions, project deliverables and on-going analytical research support. Supports further understanding of human milk through ability to research and synthesize published human milk research and utilize new technologies and instrumentation. Generates technical hypotheses regarding analytical research and human milk capabilities and carries out protocols to test those hypotheses, with possible hands-on analytical lab involvement. Builds strong internal and external collaborations and coordinates scientific research to drive innovation initiatives. Effectively communicates scientific knowledge and information to technical and non-technical audiences at multiple levels through a variety of internal and external facing formats. Represents MJPNI at high impact scientific conferences and external meetings to showcase scientific insights and understandings.

Position Requirements:

B.S. in Chemistry or other relevant science degree is required. M.S. or Ph.D. in analytical chemistry or biochemistry is strongly preferred. Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and 3-5 years analytical chemistry and application in method implementation, development, and/or validation is strongly preferred. Analytical experience and technical knowledge with a wide variety of analytical platforms such as GC, HPLC and LC-MS/MS is strongly preferred. Strong scientific literacy particularly with evaluation and synthesis of published literature and experience with scientific writing is highly preferred. Demonstrated collaborative and effective communication skills with external groups is highly preferred. Experience working on cross functional teams within a broader organization preferred. Adherence to all established safety guidelines and established SOPs is required. This position may potentially require the individual to work with chemical or physical agents which may pose health or safety hazards if improperly handled.

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