Randstad Chemist in Worcester, Massachusetts
salary:$25 - $28.35 per hour
date posted:Friday, July 27, 2018
Job Title: Chemist II -Small Molecule Preformulation Development
- The Pharmaceutics group is an integral part of the Drug Product Development Organization. The primary function of the Pharmaceutics group in Worcester is to evaluate the properties of new chemical entities and develop formulations suitable for in vivo studies.
Formulate new chemical entities to enable in vivo studies
Analyze and interpret physicochemical properties of candidates to guide formulation selection
Conduct milling experiments and particle size analyses
Measure solubility via a high throughput assay
Execute experimental protocols and collect results, perform data analysis
B.S. or M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or Biochemistry with 3+ (BS)or 0 (MS) years pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
General understanding of preformulation/formulation design and development
Knowledge of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles and their impact on drug development
Experience with various analytical equipment including HPLC/UPLC, DLS, DSC, TGA and UV-Vis. Must be willing and able to learn new technologies as needed.
Expertise with basic laboratory equipment is essential. Experience with a rotary evaporator is a plus
Familiarity with common excipients and their use in designing solutions/suspensions/emulsions is a plus
Highly responsible and self-motivated team player with good written and communication skills
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
401K Plan with Company Match
Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.