• Pfizer Canada
  • $96,900.00 -143,000.00/year*
  • Pearl River , NY
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 48 N Middletown Rd


The role of the incumbent is to develop, qualify and validate biofunctional assays as part of the assay development group in support of toxicology and phase 0/1/2 clinical studies for infant and adult candidate vaccines. The incumbent may also be involved in the clinical testing of human serum samples, as well as perform review of clinical assay results. As an integral member of this dynamic team, the incumbent must have a strong work ethic and be highly collaborative with the other group members. All work is to be done in a compliant manner according to relevant SOP guidelines and GLP and/or GCLP guidelines, when required.


  • Perform activities related to biofunctional assay development, qualification and/or validation. Perform experiments to assess and improve the performance of biofunctional assays.
  • Execute sample testing, analysis, and supportive tasks for toxicology and phase 0/1/2 clinical trials.
  • Assist in updating and writing documents associated with bio-functional assays, including information/data archiving, SOPs and status reports.
  • Assist in ordering supplies from internal inventory and order/prepare reagents/supplies necessary for bio-functional assay work.
  • Satisfactorily complete all cGMP/GLP and safety training in conformance with Departmental requirements. Where applicable, performs job responsibilities in compliance with cGMP/GLP and all other regulatory agency requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Minimum B.S. + 0-2 years relevant experience required
  • Laboratory experience in biology, immunology and/or microbiology is required; familiarity with clinical assay development is a plus.
  • The incumbent will be trained on required policies, practices, and procedures needed to support work responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software is desirable.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Experience in developing and troubleshooting bioassays designed to assess antibody functionality, such as OPAs, SBAs and/or cell-based neutralization assays, is desirable.
  • Experience handling biological materials such as human and pre-clinical animal serum, as well as live bacterial cultures and/or viral stock solutions.
  • Experience following GLP guidelines, including adhering to SOPs, instrument IOQ/PQ, good documentation practices.

    The position has physical requirements of basic office and laboratory work (sitting, standing, and walking).

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    EEO & Employment Eligibility

    Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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  • N (Other) (United States of America)

    Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

    Associated topics: bacteria, cytometry, diet, dietician, drug, healthcare, histologist, histotechnologist, industrial hygienist, therapeutic

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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