Physical Chemistry Formulation Scientist

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United Kingdom,Kent,Sandwich,

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HPLC and dissolution

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16 Oct, 2018

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Physical Chemistry Formulation Scientist
£23,000 - £30,000 per annum

My client, a pharmaceutical company based in Sandwich, is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and innovative Physical Chemistry Formulation Scientist to assist in the design, development and characterisation of Pharmaceutical dosage forms.

Job Responsibilities of the Physical Chemistry Formulation Scientist:

* Provide physical chemistry support utilising chemical characterization techniques solubility, intrinsic dissolution rates and knowledge of drug pKa, rates of degradation, equilibria and kinetics, salt and polymorph properties, salt selection.
* Utilize basic physical chemistry and analytical techniques for example PXRD, DSC, simple crystallinity measurement and HPLC. To design and undertake high quality scientific experimentation to further the formulation and process development of dosage forms for novel drug candidates utilizing analytical / characterization activities to gain relevant data and drive formulation decisions.
* To design, conduct and interpret biorelevant dissolution studies (especially TNO - TIM1 experiments) in relation to pharmacokinetic data to predict dosage form performance.
* With appropriate support interpret scientific data to derive clear conclusions and provide direction for future work and influence the development of quality drug products.
* To communicate effectively to the project team and present data at team meetings
* To maintain high quality documentation of all activities in electronic notebooks, reports as required.
* Maintain awareness of technical advances in physical chemistry to develop innovative and novel solutions with sound scientific rationale.

Experience & Qualifications required for the Physical Chemistry Formulation Scientist:

* Degree in Pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy or chemistry or similar with relevant industrial experience ideally involving bio-relevant small and larger scale (e.g. TNO - TIM-1) dissolution modelling.
* Practical work experience in an operational R&D role in pharmaceutical/drug delivery or allied industries with pre-formulation, formulation of pharmaceutical dosage forms.
* Experience of dissolution, PXRD and HPLC analysis is highly desirable.
* Scientific knowledge and technical ability with pre-formulation, formulation and characterization processing and characterization of pharmaceutical dosage forms.

If you are a Scientist with experience in HPLC and dissolution please apply now!

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