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Associate Scientist, Biopharma Solid Dosage (JP9989)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Scientist, Biopharma Solid Dosage (JP9989)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: 
Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product group of the Drug Product Technologies (DPT)
Duration: 2 years with likely extension or conversion to permanent
Posting Date:  03/28/2022

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:

Seeking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and team-oriented scientist for the position of 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.

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • BS and 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 and process design experiments, organize and analyze results with minimal supervision. The experimental results will lead to the best possible formulation and processes.

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will get real time exposure to new molecule entities and appreciate new knowledge gained across multiple projects.

Red Flags:
No solid dosage experience

Interview process:
Phone interview and video interview

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to recruiting@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are welcome to also share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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