Senior Scientist, Biologics Formulation

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Bioprocessing
  3. China
Shanghai
Posting date: 19 Jun 2019
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An up and coming biopharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Senior Scientist, Biologics Formulation to their office in Shanghai. This organisation specialises in cancer immunotherapy, focusing on emerging treatments that save lives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design and development of new biologics drug formulations.
  • Designing, executing, and interpreting formulation studies based on defined deliverables, planning activities to meet project timelines by working closely with project managers and senior technical team members of the biologics function.
  • Performing experimental design and data interpretation techniques such as Design of Experiments (DoE) and statistical data evaluation techniques.
  • Performing design short term and long-term stability studies and conducting the characterization to support clinical needs.
  • Understanding the basic elements of rational drug product process development that affect the stability of proteins.
  • Performing lab scale process for process development and optimization.
  • Working with CMOs on process development and transfer.
  • Working with CMOs on manufacturing supervision.
  • Performing day-to-day planning, execution, and analysis of laboratory experiments independently with minimal supervisions.
  • Defining complex problems, developing approaches, and developing experiments with sound judgment.
  • Writing and/or approving complex reports and protocols.
  • Maintaining knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements and best practices for pharmaceutical development.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Responsible for the design and development of new biologics drug formulations.
  • Designing, executing, and interpreting formulation studies based on defined deliverables, planning activities to meet project timelines by working closely with project managers and senior technical team members of the biologics function.
  • Performing experimental design and data interpretation techniques such as Design of Experiments (DoE) and statistical data evaluation techniques.
  • Performing design short term and long-term stability studies and conducting the characterization to support clinical needs.
  • Understanding the basic elements of rational drug product process development that affect the stability of proteins.
  • Performing lab scale process for process development and optimization.
  • Working with CMOs on process development and transfer.
  • Working with CMOs on manufacturing supervision.
  • Performing day-to-day planning, execution, and analysis of laboratory experiments independently with minimal supervisions.
  • Defining complex problems, developing approaches, and developing experiments with sound judgment.
  • Writing and/or approving complex reports and protocols.
  • Maintaining knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements and best practices for pharmaceutical development.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Kirsty Zhuang at k.zhuang@proclinical.com or upload your CV on our website - www.proclinical.com.

A full job description is available on request.

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