Associate Scientist Post Vacant @ GVK Biosciences Private Limited


GVK Biosciences Private Limited

Established in 2001, GVK BIO is one of Asia’s leading life sciences service organizations. At GVK BIO, we blend science with people and technology to help accelerate drug discovery and development for more than 400 clients globally across small and large molecule platforms. Our clients include the world’s top 10 corporations in the field of Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Agrochemicals along with leading Academic institutions.

Job Title:  Associate Scientist

No. of Posts:   1

Job Description:  

Improve delivery efficiency and quality through delivery management:

  • Collect samples from R&D, enter into the register and distribute it for respective analytical techniques (Raw materials, intermediates and final compounds)
  • Receive new columns, label and store them as per the guidelines/ procedures
  • Collect samples (raw materials/finished products) from the store and prepare for conducting required analysis
  • Prioritize and prepare samples for the required analysis
  • Minimize wastage of solvents and chemicals to reduce cost
  • Develop methods for raw materials, intermediates, final API/ compounds and reactor cleaning samples
  • Conduct HPLC and Gas Chromatography analysis to analyse molecules and enrich purity of the raw materials/ intermediates/ reaction monitoring samples/ final compounds
  • Analyse the samples using HPLC, NMR, GCMS and LCMS etc. Independently
  • Conduct WET and chemical analysis –Moisture Content, Loss on Drying, Residue on ignition, heavy metals and volumetric titrations
  • Prepare certificate of analysis for the raw materials, intermediates and final compounds independently
  • Provide support to SRA in preparing and releasing report with test results
  • Prepare certificate of analysis for the final compound/ intermediaries
  • Close identified gaps to improve client satisfaction score

Ensure safety at work through enforcement of best lab management practices:

  • Handle all chemicals and instruments in a safe manner, adhere to the lab safety practices and ensure compliance
  • Communicate to the in-house engineer/senior team members in a timely manner in case of any instrument break down/malfunction
  • Record, maintain and update the analysis in an accurate manner on a continuous basis

Ensure skill development of self and new team members:

  • Enhance knowledge related to NMR, HPLC, LCMS, GCMS, POLARIMETER, MR, ATR generation and wet analysis etc.
  • Mentor the new joiners/ junior team members on various analytical activities


  • 5-8 yrs. of relevant experience
  • PG (Analytical Chemistry/Organic Chemistry) M. Pharma (Pharmaceutical Analysis)

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