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Associate Scientist, Formulation Development

ID: 683
Department: Formulation Development
Location: Cambridge Headquarters
# of Openings: 1

Description

Functional area:  Formulation Development

Position description:  

This position will be part of Pharmaceutical Research and Development. The incumbent will be part of a formulation team responsible for physical and chemical characterization of drug substance, preparation of small scale preclinical formulations, and clinical formulation and manufacturing process development of oral solid dosage forms for small molecules and peptide drugs. This position will be responsible for conducting pre-formulation, formulation and manufacturing process development studies, processing, analyzing and presenting experimental data, and writing and reviewing technical reports.

 

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of Associate Scientist position include but are not limited to:

  • Design and execute pre-formulation studies to characterize solubility, ionization constant, lipophilicity, chemical stability, and-solid state properties of drug candidates.  Testing includes but not limited to pharmaceutical powder characterization, pH measurement, HPLC, TGA, DSC, microscopy, dissolution, and XRPD.

  • Prepare small scale formulations to support drug discovery and preclinical studies

  • Take part in the design and execution of clinical formulation development studies for small molecule and peptide drugs.

  • Participate in oral solid dosage forms manufacturing processes development and scale-up from bench top to pilot scale.

  • Compile data, prepare summary presentation, and author technical reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S./B.A. in Pharmaceutics, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Pharmacy, Biochemistry or related discipline with 2+ years of industrial experience in pharmaceutical research and development environment

  • Experience in drug discovery support and pre-formulation studies

  • Effective communication skills are desirable for interaction with laboratory scientists and colleagues in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative research and development environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in clinical formulation and manufacturing process development of oral solid dosage forms for small molecules and peptides.

  • Good understanding of physical, inorganic, and organic chemistry


Ironwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.





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