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Research Associate/Scientific Researcher

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 05/25/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 561092 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

We seek an outstanding candidate to join the formulation screening efforts in the Synthetic Molecule Analytical Chemistry Development. Responsibilities include designing and performing high-throughput screenings (HTS) for novel dosage forms, excipient compatibility, stability and drug release, powder blending and compaction, salt/crystal/polymorph characterization, solubility determinations, LC-MS and other analytical studies supporting early-phase drug development. The successful candidate will accomplish our mission through creative problem-solving, use of state-of-the-art lab automation technologies, as well as innovation and collaboration with our subject matter experts.
  • BS/MS in a relevant scientific discipline (chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or chemical engineering preferred) with 0 - 5 years industrial experience in pharmaceutical formulation development. PhDs with relevant research experience will also be considered.
  • Candidates must have solid theoretical knowledge of pharmaceutics, analytical, physical, and/or organic chemistry.
  • Experience in formulation development of lipid nanoparticles and other novel drug delivery systems is preferred.
  • Hands on experience in analytical instruments including particle sizing, UV/Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy, bioanalyzer and fragment analyzer, UPLC and LC-MS, etc.
  • Backgrounds in lab automation, high-content data visualization and mining, and hands-on experience in robotic liquid and solid handlers are plus.
  • Candidates should be self-motivated, have good problem solving and communication skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

Pay Rate Range: $40-50/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 
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