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Associate Director, Analytical Research & Development

Fast growing Global Pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization has an immediate opening for an Associate Director of Analytical R&D.  Company offers a generous compensation and benefits package.


The incumbent for this position will provide technical support and lead a team of Analytical scientists for ongoing internal R&D and CDMO projects and meet the customer requirements by timely delivery of all projects.


  • Guide team members and oversee day-to-day analytical activities, including development and validation of analytical methods in support of drug product development to establish a top-quality Analytical R&D department
  • Consistently monitor project milestones and ensure completion to the satisfaction of customers and other key stakeholders
  • Act as Analytical department prime contact to the customer, providing an accurate, detailed, and timely response to technical queries, forecasting potential delays/project issues, mitigation plans, delivery timelines and quality standards
  • Oversee analytical technology transfer activities and coordinate with cross function team for assigned projects
  • Help recruit top talent from academia and industry and retain them to make the group the best place to work


  • Sc. in Analytical chemistry or related fields required; PhD highly preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience in analytical method development and validation
  • 5+ years’ experience leading an Analytical R&D department
  • Deep technical expertise in developing robust analytical methods using QbD methodology
  • Expertise in structure elucidation and characterization is preferred
  • Significant experience and understanding of cGMP practice and understanding of ICH, FDA, and other Regulatory guidelines required


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Lansdale
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$130000 - $150000