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Sr. Research Associate, Formulation - Boston - 17943

Boston, MA

Posted: 02/17/2023 Industry: Scientific and Life Sciences Job Number: 15357

Job Description

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Title:  Senior Research Associate, Formulation
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type
  • Duration: Temp
  • Job Location:  Boston MA
  • Pay Rate: $35-40/hr
  • Job#: bh15357
Senior Research Associate, Formulation
Formulation Development seeks a dedicated scientist to join a diligent team working to discover, develop, and commercialize therapies for patients with serious diseases. The incumbent will join our innovative preclinical formulation group to play a hands-on role in driving the selection of drug candidates for clinical evaluation.
The ideal candidate has a fundamental understanding of chemistry and physics and has direct experience in a research laboratory (e.g., undergraduate research, cooperative training program or summer internship). The candidate must comfortably take initiative, be curious, and show resilience in solving complex problems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Execute laboratory experiments and interpret analytical data to meet established project timelines
• Prepare preclinical formulations of small molecule drug candidates to be dosed
by various routes of administration for pharmacology, PK, and toxicology studies
• Evaluate the physicochemical/solid state properties of lead candidates to aid in 
advancement to the clinic (e.g., solubility and stability in bio-relevant media, 
thermal analysis, etc)
• Maintain accurate and complete laboratory notebook in real time
• Comply with all relevant ethical, safety, and training procedures

Knowledge and Skills:
• A degree in chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry, chemical 
engineering (or closely related major) with coursework in at least the following 
branches: physical, analytical, organic, and biochemistry
• Experience as an Undergraduate Researcher Coop, or Intern conducting 
experiments in the laboratory (beyond course-associated work)
• Working knowledge of solid-state analytical techniques including: XRPD, DSC, 
TGA, DVS considered a plus
• HPLC experience considered a plus
• Strong technical writing and excellent verbal communication skills


Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry, chemical 
engineering (or closely related major) with 0+ years The candidate will have completed 
coursework in at least the following areas: physical, analytical, and organic chemistry


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