Pearl River, New York
November 16 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The primary responsibilities of this position are to develop both early formulations for screening in-vivo as well as to develop robust vaccine adjuvant formulations that are scalable, stable, and have the desired product attributes.


  • Design and execute formulation studies to support formulation/process development for new adjuvant candidates.
  • Prepare adjuvant formulations for early animal studies and formal GLP safety studies and provide dose formulation instructions.
  • Characterize formulations to measure osmolality, water content (Karl Fischer), particle size (DLS), and zeta potential.
  • Develop robust and scalable processes for adjuvant and vaccine formulations.
  • Document experiments, analyze data, provide interpretation and conclusions obtained from formulation development experiments contemporaneously in an electronic notebook
  • The individual should be able to communicate the findings both verbally and in appropriate documents in a clear and concise manner.


  • MS in a suitable field (Pharmaceutics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.) with 2-5 years' relevant formulation experience.
  • Relevant experience in formulating liposomal and nanoparticle delivery system is highly desired.
  • Relevant experience in pharmaceutical development and sterile drug product manufacturing is preferred.
  • Experience in using formulation characterization techniques such as Karl Fischer, Osmometer, DLS, and Zeta Potential.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • The individual should be able to perform the duties of the job which may include pipetting, sitting, and standing.
  • The individual should be able to perform mathematical calculations and data analysis.

  • Last Date to Apply:November 20, 2020
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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