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Associate Scientist

Thousand Oaks, CA
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    

1. BS and or MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Material Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant field with 2+ years of experience in pharmaceutical
industry with emphasis on oral solid dosage forms.
2. Understanding of typical unit operations for the manufacture of oral solid dosage
forms and experience in statistical design of experiments.
3. Knowledge and hands-on experience in material characterization such as true/envelope density measurement, particle size distribution, powder rheometer, texture analyzer, BET, etc.

Job Details: The Pivotal Synthetic Drug Product group of the Drug Product Technologies (DPT) department of at Thousand Oaks, CA is seeking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and team-oriented scientist for the position of Associate Scientist or Senior Associate Scientist. In this role, the scientist will serve as member of Drug Product development teams, providing hands-on formulation and process expertise during the development of clinical and commercial formulations for solid oral dosage
forms. The individual will design and execute formulation experiments, organize and analyze results with minimal supervision, and communicate data and interpretation to work group. In addition, this individual will ensure that contracted studies are conducted in compliance with the respective protocol and applicable guidelines and regulations. Skills: Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related fields; experience in a scientific working environment.

BS and or MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Material Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or other relevant field

Ideal candidate will have solid oral dosage formulation experience. Someone motivated to come in and learn something new and want to be an active part of the team.

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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