Scientist I, Research & Development

United States, Bend (Oregon)
Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza Pharma & Biotech has an excellent opportunity for a Scientist I to join the R&D group working on small molecule development at their Bend, OR location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate scientific curiosity and an entrepreneurial mindset in undertaking tasks
  • Learn to proficiently operate a range of analytical instruments and equipment
  • Reliably execute experiments, analyze and interpret data using standard techniques by applying fundamental scientific knowledge
  • Aid in the design of model based laboratory studies to support development of new techniques
  • Maintains an accurate and detailed laboratory notebook detailing experiments
  • Learn how to use the scientific literature to gain knowledge and to guide technical approaches
  • Participate in the delivery and communication of high quality results for clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of BS in Chemistry, Biology or related discipline
  • Effective communication skills are required due to the multidisciplinary team structure
  • Familiarity or experience with the following techniques is a plus:  HPLC/UPLC, differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), powder x-ray diffraction (XRD), optical microscopy, FTIR and NMR spectroscopy

Every day, Lonza's products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R53382