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Associate Scientist (JP8340)

Thousand Oaks, ca · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist (JP8340)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 24 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 3.10.21
Note: Candidate will be working on site on a need basis - 2 days on site/3 days remote. Candidate must be local to the area.  

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary:
  • The Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product group of the Drug Product Technologies (DPT) department of the client at Thousand Oaks, CA is seeking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and team-oriented scientist for the position of Associate Scientist or Senior Associate Scientist. In this role, the scientist will serve as member of Drug Product development teams, providing hands-on formulation and process expertise during the development of clinical and commercial formulations for solid oral dosage forms.
  • The individual will design and execute formulation experiments, organize, and analyze results with minimal supervision, and communicate data and interpretation to work group. In addition, this individual will ensure that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations.
  • Skills: Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, or related fields; experience in a scientific working environment.
  • BS and or MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Material Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or other relevant field.
  • Ideal candidate will have solid oral dosage formulation experience. Someone motivated to come in and learn something new and want to be an active part of the team.
Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • BS and or MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant field with 2+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on oral solid dosage forms.
  • Understanding of typical unit operations for the manufacture of oral solid dosage
    forms and experience in statistical design of experiments.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in material characterization such as true/envelope density measurement, particle size distribution, powder rheometer, texture analyzer, BET, etc.
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
The scientist will design and execute formulation experiments, organize and analyze results with minimal supervision. The experimental results will lead to the best possible formulation and processes.
Employee Value Proposition:
This is a great opportunity to learn about small molecules, pharmaceutics, and to have exposure to biotechnology.
Red Flags:
No PHD candidates.
Interview Process:
Phone interview and video interview
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team

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