Senior Scientist, Early Stage Development

Lake Forest, Illinois
April 30 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Senior Scientist
Scientist specializing in preparation of formulations and application of analytical sciences to support development of complex drug products such as peptides, dispersed systems, and drug-device combination products.

  • Applies technical and functional knowledge to design experiments to evaluate the feasibility of new product concepts.
  • Independently completes work within own work group/ project team, working on multiple sub-projects in parallel.
  • Executes formulation and process design experiments to support early stage product concepts, including complex formulations and drug-device combination products.
  • Develops early stage analytical methods and applies advanced analytical techniques to characterize early stage formulations.
  • Participates in research meetings and provides project team support.
  • Expands technical capability of group through collaboration and review of current literature.

  • BS with 9 years experience, MS with 7 years experience, or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry, Biophysics or a related field.
  • Expertise preparing and characterizing complex molecules and formulations.
  • Understanding of the drug development process, with a specific focus on differentiated and novel small molecules drug products from early stage development and transition to development.
  • Knowledge of critical quality attributes of complex molecules and formulations.
  • Experience participating in global teams with substantive deliverables.

Other Job Details:
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: YES
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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