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Formulation Scientist (Solid Oral Dosage) Direct Hire MA

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Job ID: 16277 Direct Hire MA

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Our client is a mid-sized public company with approved product already on market.  Located in the suburbs of Boston & Cambridge, they are growing their in-house Formulation team and are seeking a Formulation Scientist to support the development of solid, liquid oral dosage forms for use in clinical studies and potential commercialization.

The main function of this role is to plan, design and execute pre-clinical and clinical formulation development experiments in-house and support associated manufacturing at Contract Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs).   

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;
•  Support the oversight of tech transfer and execution of drug product development and manufacturing plans at external partners.
•  Utilize bench scale equipment such as turbula mixer, jet mill, pro-fill, tablet press and hardness/ friability, disintegration testers etc.
•  Conduct stability studies and physicochemical characterization (e.g. bulk/tapped density, microscopy etc.) of different drug substance lots as needed. 
•  Oversee tech transfer of drug product manufacturing processes and manage CDMOs including authoring and reviewing of batch records and specifications.

Formal descriptions can be supplied for interested candidates. 

Qualified candidates will have a degree in pharmaceutical science or a related scientific field.  Must have a basic knowledge of pharmaceutics and hands-on experience on equipment and processes used for solid oral formulation development.  Must also have working knowledge of methods and instrumentation used for the characterization of solution and solid state properties of materials.

Must be authorized to work in the US indefinitely to be considered and must be commutable to the Cambridge area or able to relocate with very limited assistance.  

All resumes will be kept strictly confidential until you choose to pursue a specific opportunity with one of our clients.