The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center (CC) Pharmacy Department is seeking a highly motivated chemist to manage the operations of an analytical unit that conducts analytical procedures, methods validation, and stability testing for active pharmaceutical ingredients and investigational drug products.
The successful candidate will be an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable, and motivated chemist with experience in analytical chemistry, managing projects and protocols, and developing or modifying methods to collect experimental data for publication or use. The supervisor will provide leadership and direction to chemists to coordinate on-going research as well as develop new projects supporting clinical studies.
General operations of the Investigational Drug Analytical Unit include:
Identifying medication formulation requirements for non-blinded and blinded protocols
Obtaining appropriate quotes from the vendors
Assisting with establishing contracts with outsourcing vendors
Reviewing formulation and batch records
Evaluating Certificates of Analysis
Maintaining a Quality Management System
The ideal candidate will have the following training, knowledge, and experience:
5 years postdoctoral experience in pharmaceutical industry or equivalent
1 year supervisory experience
Experience with analytical chemistry and project management
Ability to effectively communicate and manage
Experience with clinical pharmacy, drug development, analytical method development, and quality assurance.
The NIH CC Pharmacy Department strives to exceed the expectations of patients, investigators, and co-workers in a diverse environment that provides the pharmacy staff with motivation, challenge, and professional growth. The NIH CC is located on a 300-acre college-like campus and is the hospital for NIH intramural research.
Applicants must be meet the minimum educational requirements required for the position. Benefits associated with federal employment are included. The salary ranges from $114,590, to $148,967 and will be commensurate with experience.
For information about the position call Asaad Awan, PharmD at 301-496-5869 or by e-mail to email@example.com. To learn more about the Pharmacy and NIH, please visit www.cc.nih.gov/phar or the NIH website at www.nih.gov. The NIH CC vacancy announcement for this position contains complete application procedures and lists all mandatory information which you must submit with your application.
Please visit the USAJobs website at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov to apply. This announcement is for a Supervisory Chemist, GS-1320-14, and will be accepting applications from February 15, 2019 until midnight on February 19, 2019. You will find this posted under vacancy announcement NIH-CC-DH-19-10404573.
U.S. Citizenship requirement must be met by the closing date of 02/19/2019.
Position is subject to a background investigation.
Pre-employment health screening is required.
This position is listed as Emergency essential.
Questions on application procedures may be addressed to the HR Specialist, Art Crump, at 301-435-4757 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be received by February 19, 2019, by 11:59 pm
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers
Internal Number: NIH-CC-DH-19-10404573
About NIH Clinical Center, Pharmacy Dept
The NIH Clinical Center Pharmacy Department provides pharmaceutical care to inpatients and outpatients on NIH intramural research protocols at the NIH Clinical Center. The Clinical Center facility encompasses 200 inpatient beds, 93 day-hospital stations, and 15 clinics. Clinical Center pharmacy staff provide sophisticated research support to health care providers as well as clinical investigators. Pharmacists conduct and participate in research programs that enhance knowledge regarding investigational drugs and new uses of commercially available agents.
The Pharmacy Department's Investigational Drug Management and Research Section manages investigational drugs through a computerized information system, assists investigators in setting up double-blind studies and filing Investigational New Drug (IND) applications with the FDA. Pharmacists at the NIH Clinical Center manage commercially available and investigational drugs in approximately 1,000 research protocols including 200 blinded studies.
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