The Estee Lauder Companies Associate Scientist in Melville, New York

Associate Scientist

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


This position is primarily responsible for conducting clinical testing on human subjects in accordance with Good Clinical Practices and company's SOPs. This position's responsibilities include performing testing on pre-marketed brand ready products or early stage prototypes and new technology for clinical claims substantiation or proof of principle studies under the supervision of a clinical team leader. In addition, this position's responsibility will be accurate data collection and analysis and maintaining detailed records under GCP guidelines. This position reports to an Executive Director.

Function as a clinical sub-investigator which includes follow clinical testing protocols to ensure accurate testing parameters, conducting biophysical testing and collecting consistent data on human subjects in accordance with GCP and company's SOPs

Perform data entry and analysis of raw data

Maintain detailed data logs for clinical studies and provide data on a timely basis

Prepare protocols, study report forms, informed consents and reports

Instruct panelists on proper use of test products to assure compliance

Respond to requests from management, as necessary

Stay current on cosmetic field trends, skincare technologies and technological developments of data collection instrumentation.

Maintain a professional clinical atmosphere, demonstrate an excellent level of customer service, and ensure diversity sensitivity all for panelists on a daily basis.

Maintain awareness of panelist issues, i.e. product adverse reactions, questionable compliance, etc, and escalate issues to Supervisor to ensure proper testing results.

Demonstrate an excellent level of service and provide results on a timely basis.


Bachelor's degree in Science (Chemistry, Biology or related)

15% Travel

Strong technical and analytical skills

Strong organization skills - Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced setting while maintaining attention to details and precision in testing techniques

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; customer service skills.

knowledge of a second language a plus

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 182901