Principle Scientist, Formulation Development

Highly Competitive Salary
Oct 04, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
Nisha Patel
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

My client, who focusses on the discovery and development of novel biological entities (mAbs) and biosimilars, is based in Switzerland and is looking for a Principal Scientist specialising in Formulation Development.

Key responsibilities for the individual with involve:

- Managing the formulation development team including overseeing professional development, education, coaching and training, with continuous focus on improving the working processes.
- Developing novel formulations (liquid, lyophilized, high concentration etc)
- Developing and optimizing processes (UFDF concentration, Lyophilization)
- Interacting with CMOs for drug product manufacturing during different phases of product development.
- Prepare documentation and operational input to facilitate IMP management for clinical trials of the company’s NBE and Biosimilars.
- Manage formulation and forced-degradation studies.
- Manage long-term stability studies and oversee day-to-day laboratory management.
- Responsible for technology transfer from the formulation development group to external CMOs.

Qualifications and Experience:

Experience working with monoclonal antibodies is key for the position as is a strong background in formulation studies, for both early and late phase development.

Exposure to QbD and DoE is highly desirable, as is the ability to manage a team and work independently within a group as well across teams.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable. In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Nisha Patel on +44 (0)203 8618 210 or upload your CV on our website . Full job description available on request. ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. 

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