Pre-formulation Research Scientist

Job Title: Pre-formulation Research Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford, England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-25
Reference: BH-102927
Contact Name: Max Robinson
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Job Published: February 25, 2019 16:06

Job Description

Pre-formulation Research Scientist - Biotech - Oxford - Permanent

A new role has arisen for an experienced with a background in Analytical, Physical or Solid State Chemistry to join an exciting biotechnology company in the Oxfordshire area. The role involves working alongside a team of highly experienced Pre-formulation Scientists for the characterisation of drugs in development.

Pre-formulation Research Scientist responsibilities:
  • Development and running of a wide variety of experiments for pre-formulation characterisation studies
  • Determination of drug candidates thermal properties, solubility, solid state characterisation and crystallisation properties
  • Statistical analysis of experimental data
  • Report writing and presenting results at team meetings
Pre-formulation Research Scientist requirements:
  • BSc or MSc in Chemistry, Materials Science or a related subject
  • Industry or postgraduate research experience
  • Hands on experience with HPLC, NMR, TGA, KF, XRPD and/or DLS
  • Experience of pre-formulation studies for drug development is advantageous
In return you can expect an industry leading salary and package including a pension, bonus, health insurance and life insurance as well as the opportunity to advance your career on the companies personal development plan.

Keywords: Formulation, Preformulation, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Thermogravimetric Analysis, TGA,  X-Ray Powder Diffraction, XRPD, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, HPLC, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, NMR, Dynamic Light Scattering, DLS, Crystallisation, Solubility.