A global biotech company committed to discovering, developing and delivering worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases.
The successful candidate will perform technical development activities with heavy emphasis on bench scale small molecule preclinical formulation development.
1) Responsible for small molecule preclinical formulation development and preparation.
2) Responsible for hands on laboratory work.
3) Participate in early stage activities such as physicochemical characterization (Powder X-ray diffraction, DSC, TGA, Raman and FTIR analysis, Particle size, polarized light microscopy, moisture sorption analysis), solubility, dissolution and stability assessments (HPLC), salt and polymorph screening and characterization for small molecule drug candidates.
4) Participate in discovery teams and lead small molecule pre-formulation projects. Partner with preclinical project leaders to coordinate activities between Small Molecule reformulation, Medicinal Chemistry, PKDM, Discovery, and Preclinical Safety groups.
Position: Associate Scientist III, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Location: Cambridge, MA
Contract Length: 10 months with the opportunity to extend
Background in Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Materials Science, or related science.
Strong lab based knowledge of chemical and solid state analysis.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; good problem solving abilities; and good organizational skills; ability to excel in a project environment.
Ability to work well in a team environment is a must.
PhD in chemistry, pharmaceutics, or materials science with 0-3 years' experience
MS with 3 years' experience
BS with 5 years' experience
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