Scientific Leader, Formulation
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Sep 1 2021 We are seeking a Scientific Leader to support formulation at GSK. This position will be based at our Upper Providence site in Collegeville, PA. Key Responsibilities: Member of a team responsible for enabling the progression of NCE's from candidate selection to product commercialization. Lead drug product development matrix teams supporting product development. Progress drug product design & development aspects of projects, utilizing experience and expertise as part of a Product Development & Supply technical matrix team and wider matrix teams. Exercise professional judgment to determine the most appropriate course of action for a project. Lead or contribute to Pharmaceutical Development strategies. Develop phase appropriate formulations to support clinical studies and ultimately commercialization. Develop and optimize processes for the manufacture of drug products and participate in manufacturing of clinical supplies. Design and execute DOE, scale up studies, and participate in technology transfer. Prepare development reports and participate in preparing regulatory documents. Propose and deliver innovative approaches to achieve project goals. Provide correct interpretation of results and perform complex data management and analysis. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: PhD in Pharmaceutics, Chemical Engineering, or other related fields with 5 years of injectable product development in an industry context. Preferred Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Experience in formulation and process development of small molecules, particularly novel complex injectable products, e.g. long acting injectables, liposomes, etc. Experience in developing phase appropriate formulations and manufacturing processes for small molecules. Good understanding of physico-chemical properties and biopharmaceutics. Expertise in sterilization techniques. Experience in working within a product development matrix team. Experience in leading a product development matrix team is preferred. Demonstrates strong networking skills through interactions across departments, divisions, and disciplines Familiar with cGMP and regulatory requirements for manufacturing operations and documentation. Good oral and written communication skills. Why GSK? Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. 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