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Assoc Scientist Pharmaceutical

New Haven, CT 06510

Posted: 09/21/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 586004 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

The 3 top skills are wet chemistry lab experience, knowledge of protein stability, analytical chemistry method experience.


This is what you will do:

The position is required to join Injectable Drug Product Development  Pharmaceutical Development and Clinical Supply (PDCS) department. The job entails experimental work on various aspects of drug product characterization, including formulation development, in use compatibility studies for intravenous and subcutaneous administration, process development to support drug product manufacturing support, and particulates testing. The ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of the team is essential. The position entails execution of the studies, data processing and compiling to generate development reports as well as other required documentation.

You will be responsible for:
  • Execute drug development studies including physico-chemical characterization, particulates testing, and stability studies for  rare disease drug candidates and commercial products
  • Assist in preparation of internal technical reports on the executed studies with minimal supervision
  • Participate in cross-functional development teams

You will need to have:
  • BS or MS degree in Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Chemical Engineering, or relevant field with 0 to 2 years relevant work experience with a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company
  • Solid understanding of protein stability, thermodynamics and mechanism of protein degradation.
  • Experience of working with H/UPLCs, imaged capillary electrophoresis (iCE), Ion Exchange Chromatography (IEX), Micro-flow imaging (MFI), light obscuration, DLS and DSC is desirable.
  • Ability to execute experiments with minimal supervision is required.
  • The individual must be able to work in a collaborative setting and has ability to adhere to timelines is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills
  • Experience with various software packages like MS Office programs, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

We would prefer for you to have:
  • Familiarity with softwares such as JMP, Minitab for DOE is a plus.
  • Experience of working with imaging flow cytometry and vibrational spectroscopy (Raman) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with regulatory guidelines.
  • High level proficiency in MS Office software including: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with electronic record keeping software, like ELN, EndNote, e-logbooks; maintenance of laboratory instrumentation (organizing PMs, data backup, SW upgrade, etc.) will be a plus.
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