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Working for Neva!

As a small but growing business, Neva is always looking for great talent. We seek team members that aspire to grow in their laboratory skills, team work and small-business understanding. Being an FDA-registered lab, we need folks with a quality work ethic and solid understanding of GMPs. Our work environment can be described as high-paced, exciting, intellectually stimulating, quality-minded, client-focused, small/dynamic teamwork and rewarding. We currently have an open position listed below.  If you would like to be included for consideration for this role, or for other future roles and/or have a skill set you think would be a great fit for our business, then please email your resume and optional cover letter to

Scientist / Senior Scientist

This role is responsible for managing and executing contract process, product and analytical development projects through collaboration with staff scientists and clients as necessary. Focus areas for this role include building technical expertise for self and others, technical training and project management. This role requires proven technical skills as a professional in the field of biochemistry, chemical engineering, analytical chemistry and/or quality control, to work well in a team-based matrixed environment, and an ability to navigate the dynamic nature of contract laboratory services and projects in a regulated industry. This role works closely with management to develop efficient, compliant, and technically appropriate client project proposals, and to ensure ongoing projects remain on-track. Additional responsibilities include sample management, project management, SOP and other controlled document authoring, equipment preventative maintenance, equipment qualification, training/mentoring of less experienced staff, and safety training and awareness.



Leadership Expectations:

⦿ Manage day-to-day project activities and act as internal resource for technical information pertaining to analytical development and execution.

⦿ Execute laboratory studies in compliance with company procedures, client proposals and cGMP requirements.

⦿ Work in a collaborative environment across Operations and Quality.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

⦿ Development and validation of analytical methods utilizing HPLC, UPLC, spectroscopy, KF, CE, PCR and other analytical equipment.

⦿ Experience with process/product development, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

⦿ Knowledge and experience with regulatory and cGMP requirements.

⦿ Demonstrated laboratory skills including analytical techniques, scientific methodology, notebook notation and SOP creation.

⦿ Strong organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.

⦿ Self-motivated and driven to exceed goals and work effectively with minimal direction.


Preferred Education and Experience:

⦿ BS., M.S. or Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering or other science-based field.

⦿ Experience in graduate studies and/or technical roles applicable to the pharmaceutical industry, 3 to 15 years.


Work Environment:

⦿ Enjoy working in a small company/entrepreneurial and collaborative atmosphere.

⦿ Ability to implement and utilize operational excellence/ lean operating standards.