Senior Formulation Scientists

35000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP50000/annum
03 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Leading Pharmaceutical Developer is currently recruiting for 2 Senior Formulation Scientists (topical pharmaceutical development). One role will have a more technical focus whilst the other will also include managerial duties.
Reporting into the Senior Director of Formulation Development, the role responsibilities will include:
• Formulation of NCE (new chemical entities) and widely used API's into a range of topical dosage forms (semi-solids, liquids, aerosols and patches) taking into consideration early process assessment to enable seamless transfer of developed products through to process development
• Providing technical support and trouble-shooting advice to both the formulation development research and development team and the project managers.
• Providing client support subsequent to, during and post projects
• Creating strategies for the formulation development team and having a global understanding of the on-going projects to ensure the most efficient, risk adverse and timely process
• Mentoring and training of the formulation development team (one of roles)
• Extensive experience of formulation development
• Relevant scientific degree
• Experience in topical semi-solids and/or inhalation highly desirable
• Experience of other dosage forms (solid dosage or liquid orals) considered
• Ability to function in a fast paced research and development CRO
• Strong leadership skills essential (for one of roles)
• Biologics experience highly desirable
• Ability to make and implement decisions
• In-depth understanding of the development of formulations from raw drug material to a commercially viable formulation
This is an excellent opportunity to join a large, UK and US based pharmaceutical CRO who are currently undergoing a period of substantial growth