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Scientific Researcher I or II

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 06/18/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11746 Pay Rate: $36.00 - $53.00 Remote Friendly: Onsite

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Job Overview:
  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • 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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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