Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

ASCENT is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are a disabled individual or disabled veteran and require a reasonable accommodation in applying for any posted position, please contact us at +1 (855) 221-1622.

Ascent seeks Scientists in Central Islip, NY:

Jr. Quality Control Scientist: Ascent requires Jr. Quality Control Scientist in Central Islip, NY to conduct pharmaceutical laboratory quality control/development activities; develop and validate analytical methods as per USP, BP, EP, ICH and USFDA guidelines; analyze raw materials and in-process/finished product samples using modern quality control techniques like HPLC, GC, XRD, UV-Vis, ICP etc.; develop/implement/ maintain QC systems & activities; work with advanced lab equipment/ instrumentation; perform in-process inspections & document results; update pharma lab equipment/instrumentation inspection procedures & checklists as necessary; develop SOPs; provide research and technical support for all quality control and R&D activities including new method development; assist in regulatory audits/ inspections; prepare scientific data and documentation for ANDA/regulatory submissions etc. Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemistry / Pharmacy or related field required. (Ref: JrQCS)

Formulation Scientist: Ascent seeks Formulation Scientist in Central Islip, NY to research, develop and design drug formulations; develop experimental prototype formulations; work with advanced in-process equipment; develop/implement methods for making products at the required scale; implement formulation protocols, process controls & test procedures to assess production process; write process validation protocols & SOPs; evaluate literature/patents and develop non-infringing formulations; train chemists and laboratory technicians etc. Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Pharmacy/ Chemistry or related and 3 years relevant work experience required. (Ref: FS)

Quality Control Scientist: Ascent seeks Quality Control Scientist in Central Islip, NY to perform pharmaceutical laboratory quality control/development activities; develop and validate analytical methods; analyze raw materials and in-process/finished product samples using modern QC techniques; develop/implement & maintain QC systems & activities using advanced analytical lab equipment/ instrumentation; validate & analyze results as per USP, BP, EP, ICH and USFDA guidelines; perform in-process inspections; prepare/implement SOPs; train chemists/technicians; analyze scientific data and prepare detailed QC reports; research, draft and prepare submissions & responses to FDA; update pharma lab equipment/ instrumentation inspection procedures & checklists as necessary etc. Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Pharmacy/ Chemistry or related and 5 years relevant work experience required. Multiple positions open. (Ref: QCS)

Senior Quality Control Scientist: Ascent seeks Senior Quality Control Scientist in Central Islip, NY to perform method validation activities for new ANDA batch executions and Technical Transfers; implement quality systems in laboratory and manufacturing facilities as per cGMP and GLP requirements; conduct stability sample loading/ testing of drug products as per regulatory requirements; prepare and execute stability protocols; prepare method validation reports for ANDA submissions to USFDA; troubleshoot issues during analytical method validations and while performing quality control activities; supervise and train scientists, chemists and technicians; assist in release activities for in-process & finished drug/pharmaceutical products etc. Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Pharmacy/ Chemistry or related and 5 years relevant work experience required. Multiple positions open. (Ref: SrQCS)

Research Associate: Ascent seeks Research Associate in Central Islip, NY to analyze, research and validate chemical and physical properties of organic and inorganic substances; test and validate drug products; analyze raw materials and finished products; provide quality improvements and standardization; perform batch level quality control and in-process inspections of drug products and packages; assist in designing and improving methods of investigation to reduce defects; implement SOPs and prepare reports on content absorption, dissolution, disintegration, weight variations etc. among others. Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Pharmacy/ Microbiology/ Chemistry or related and 2 years relevant work experience required. (Ref: RA)

Manufacturing Scientist: Ascent seeks Manufacturing Scientist in Central Islip, NY to plan & coordinate activities related to manufacturing of various dosage forms; develop pharmaceutical dosage forms using advanced scientific techniques; develop new process concepts for product optimization and yield improvement; implement monthly production plans & generate monthly reports; perform IQ, OP & PQ of production equipment; work with product development team to execute bio-batches & validation batches; develop SOPs; supervise & train chemists and technicians; draft submissions to regulatory agencies etc. Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Pharmacy/ Pharma Technology or related and 3 years relevant work experience required. (Ref: MS)

Senior Analytical Scientist: Ascent seeks Senior Analytical Scientist in Central Islip, NY to develop, improve and validate analytical methods periodically; responsible for analytical method development and QC activities; develop, review & implement laboratory SOPs; design, evaluate and monitor stability programs; evaluate working/ reference standards; analyze and implement ICH guidelines and FDA regulations; draft and review submissions to FDA; supervise and train scientists, chemists & technicians; monitor monthly calibrations of advanced analytical equipment; apply knowledge of broad variety of analytical techniques etc. Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemistry / Pharmacy or related and 5 years relevant work experience required. (Ref: SrAS)

Senior Quality Assurance Scientist: Ascent seeks Senior Quality Assurance Scientist in Central Islip, NY to implement and maintain quality system & procedures in pharmaceutical laboratories & facilities; audit & inspect QC & analytical development activities; ensure compliance with all applicable regulations & internal standards; provide regulatory & technical expertise with respect to laboratory quality systems; supervise & train scientists, chemists & technicians; review & approve cGMP related policies and SOPs; design/conduct internal audits & inspections to meet FDA requirements; provide support for new ANDA submissions; participate in regulatory audits & inspections etc. Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemistry / Pharmacy or related and 5 years relevant work experience required. (Ref: SrQAS)

Analytical Scientist: Ascent seeks Analytical Scientist in Central Islip, NY to research and develop analytical methods; perform QC testing activities; execute method validation & stability tests; execute laboratory experiments to support R & D; draft and fully implement laboratory SOPs; design, evaluate & monitor stability programs; prevent & minimize errors while executing laboratory tests; conduct troubleshooting processes & laboratory investigations and prepare detailed reports; analyze/implement ICH guidelines & FDA regulations; draft and prepare submissions & responses to FDA; assist in regulatory compliance audits; perform monthly lab calibrations; apply knowledge of broad variety of analytical techniques; train chemists & technicians. Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemistry/Pharmacy or related field and 5 years relevant work experience OR in the alternative Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Chemistry/ Pharmacy or related field and 3 years relevant work experience required. (Ref: AS)

 

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