Associate Scientist - Formulation / Analytical Development (m/f)

  • Develops formulations of small molecular weight drugs, peptides/proteins and nucleotide-based drugs to enable preclinical testing
  • Performs scale-up process development and manufactures drug formulations for toxicology studies
  • Prepares reports and technical presentations for internal use and for clients
  • Develops analytical assays and performs physical and chemical testing of liposome formulations
  • Performs troubleshooting for analytical equipment (HPLC, Analytical Balance, etc.) and methods
  • Drafts study protocols and reports and collates associated data packages
  • Applies scientifically driven thinking to the development of robust analytical methods
  • MSc or PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or a Life Sciences discipline with a minimum of 5 years formulation research experience preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Hands-on experience in at least two of these areas: Drug delivery (preferably lipid-based), Scale-up process development
  • Physicochemical characterization of drugs and nanoparticle formulations
  • Familiarity working in a GMP laboratory environment is an asset
  • Hands-on experience in the following areas is a must: Biophysical characterization techniques, Analytical Chemistry techniques such as HPLC or spectrophotometry/spectrofluorimetry
  • Industry experience and familiarity with cGMP regulations are assets
  • Knowledge of assay validation requirements

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Evonik Industries AG
British Columbia [USA]