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Senior Scientist, Materials Characterisation

Job title: Senior Scientist, Materials Characterisation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertford, England
Industry:
Salary: Competative
Reference: BH-94229
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Phone Number: 44 161 942 4000
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

Senior Scientist, Materials Characterisation - Pharma - Hertfordshire - Permanent

A new role has arisen for a Senior Scientist, Materials Characterisation to join a pharmaceutical company in Hertfordshire following a period of significant investment. Are you an experienced Analytical Chemist with a background in materials characterisation and eager to progress your career in a high impact environment?

Responsibilities
  • Providing expertise in the characterisation in starting materials, intermediates and APIs in support of Synthetic and Process Chemistry teams
  • Full materials characterisation in order to determine the final salt and polymorphic form of drug products
  • Preformulation, crystallization and solubility studies
  • Working in project teams to solve scientific problems related to the characterisation of APIs
Requirements
  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry or a degree and equivalent experience
  • Hands on experience with materials characterisation techniques including DSC, TGA, XRPD, DVS, microscopy
  • A working knowledge of studies related to crystallography, crystallisation, salt selection, pre-formulation and polymorphism.
  • An excellent communicator with an high attention to detail.
If you feel you would be suitable please apply now, a member of the NES team will be in touch with all relevant applicants.