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Scientific Researcher I or II

S San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 07/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 609047 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 amorphous solubility and dosage forms. Other responsibilities may include LC-MS analytics, characterizations of nanoparticle drug delivery systems, solid state/polymorph characterizations, and stability studies to support formulation 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 and analytical development.
  • Candidates must have solid theoretical knowledge of pharmaceutics; analytical, physical, and/or organic chemistry.
  • Hands on experience in analytical instruments including solubility assessments, particle sizing, UV/Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy, UPLC and LC-MS, CE, etc.
  • Experience in the development of amorphous solid dispersion formulations is preferred.
  • Experience in lab automation, high-content data analysis, and hands-on experience in robotic liquid and solid handlers is plus.
  • Experience in lipid emulsions, lipid or polymer nanoparticle formulations is plus.
  • Capable of designing high-throughput experiments, solving technical problems, analyzing data, and reporting results to teams.
  • Candidates should be self-motivated, have good communication skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

Pay Rate Range: $30-53/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience 
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