Formulation Scientist - Leader

Highly Competitive
Posting date: 10 Aug 2018
This vacancy has now expired

ProClinical is seeking a Formulation Scientist to be based in Italy on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Physico-chemical and solid state characterization of New Chemical Entities.
  • Salt and polymorph screening
  • Solid state characterization and stability studies of lead compounds and their formulations to support transition to development
  • Physico-chemical and solid state characterization of NCEs with a range of analytical techniques
  • Conduct the salt and polymorph screening to identify the best crystalline forms of potential Candidate Drugs
  • Stability studies of lead compounds and their formulations to support transition to development
  • Team member in drug discovery teams
  • Planning, monitoring and execution of external activities conducted at CROs or academic sites
  • Ensure constant innovation and implementation of the know-how of the lab
  • Writing and revising scientific papers and reports
  • Oral communications to scientific meetings, project teams, management, stockholders etc

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bsc in Chemistry or CTF or Pharmacy
  • At least 5 years of experience in working for or collaborating with pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of Drug Discovery and Pre-clinical Drug Development processes
  • Knowledge of crystallization techniques, low and high throughput
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques for physico-chemical characterization and solid state of NCEs (LC/UV/MS, DSC, TGA, XRPD, SEM, SYMPATEC, DVS, Optical Microscopy, KF)
  • Scientific writing
  • Good English

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Valeria Cardo on +44 203 854 0674 or upload your CV on our website -
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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.