Laboratory Scientist Job Profile

Lab Scientist

PPD® Laboratories provides services that are designed to increase speed and precision.  Scientists in our labs have the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art laboratory technology, including instruments and equipment. Our lab employees are committed to quality results and strict compliance with regulatory standards. Scientists perform a variety of complex sample preparation and analysis procedures to quantitatively measure pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formulations. Scientists are expected to follow validated or experimental analytical procedures with occasional direct supervision from a group leader. Following sample analysis, our scientists are responsible for review and compilation of results.

Outstanding Advancement Opportunities

We offer you opportunities to:

  • Learn state-of-the-art techniques and equipment

  • Gain a breadth and depth of experience in the pharmaceutical product development process

  • Attend structured training to set you up for success

  • Interact with the best in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Provide expert knowledge to further pharmaceutical therapies

  • Grow your career in a management or technical track

  • Work with a variety of technologies as the analytical labs provides services in vaccines, bioanalytical and analytical areas

New Challenges

If you are currently working within the contract research or biopharmaceutical industry and are looking for new challenges, we are especially interested in hearing from you.

We also hire new graduates who want to start a career in a laboratory science field, giving them a head start through a challenging annual training program.

Positions at PPD Laboratories include:

  • Associate scientist

  • Scientist

  • Senior scientist

  • Associate research scientist

  • Research scientist

  • Senior research scientist

  • Principle scientist

  • Associate group leader

  • Group leader

  • Lab managers

Explore Our Open Positions

If you want to experience a challenging, fast-paced and vibrant work environment, explore our open positions.