Senior Materials Characterisation Scientist

Job Title: Senior Materials Characterisation Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: Well paid
Start Date: 2019-08-04
Reference: BH-113170
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 05, 2019 14:12

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?

Senior Scientist, Materials Characterisation 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
Senior Scientist, Materials Characterisation 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 for this Senior Scientist, Materials Characterisation please apply now, a member of the NES team will be in touch with all relevant applicants.