Principal Scientist, Cellular Immune Profiling

Pfizer Inc.

Pearl River, NY

Job posting number: #7114491 (Ref:4853041)

Posted: October 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


As a Principal Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you’ll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. You will have the important role to generate high-quality immunoassay data in a regulated GCLP laboratory setting to support Pfizer’s vaccine programs according to Standard Operating Procedures.

You will manage clinical sample testing and work with the leadership to plan, design and critically analyze experiments to support the development and qualification/validation of assays as well as monitor assay performance and actively lead efforts in assay investigations. Your skills and expertise will ensure that all work is managed in a compliant manner according to relevant Standard Operating Procedures and GCLP.

You will be recognized as a technical expert and a significant scientific contributor. With your deep knowledge of the discipline, you will regularly contribute at the therapeutic area level and can represent the department on multidisciplinary teams. You will be using your scientific judgment to adapt standard methods and techniques by applying prior work experience. You will undertake mentoring activities to guide team members. It is your hard work and commitment that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.


Regularly contribute at the therapeutic area level and represent the group on multidisciplinary teams.

Influence at the therapeutic area/discipline level and increasingly at the project team level.

Work with project teams to define study aims and experimental plans that meet the objectives of the research plan.

Provide clear, concise and timely responses to project team requests for experimental information, and guide and develop laboratory-based scientists.

Conduct research that leads to publication in peer-reviewed journals and presentation of data at internal and external meetings and conferences.

Satisfactorily complete all GCGLP training and safety training in conformance with departmental requirements.


PhD in immunology

4+ years of experience

Demonstrated expertise in cellular immunology

Demonstrated expertise in multi-color flow cytometry and ELISPOT

Demonstrated expertise in GCLP clinical testing

Breadth of knowledge of different areas of science, awareness of new technologies, and familiarity with current issues to apply novel and innovative approaches to problem solving

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficiency in the use of Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint and relevant scientific software

Managerial experience, preferably in a commercial research and development setting


Eligible for Relocation Package

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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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Job posting number:#7114491 (Ref:4853041)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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