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Formulation Scientist (Sci II/I)

Company: Astrazeneca
Location: Cambridge
Reference: R-009766
Closing Date: 22 Aug 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable
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Title: Formulation scientist (Sci II / I) Location: Cambridge, UK Salary: Competitive At MedImmune, relentless pursuit is matched with exceptional capabilities to break new ground in science. We have one of the most robust pipelines in the industry, and it’s because of our people. We’re entrepreneurial and deeply collaborative – a winning combination that’s delivering life-changing medicines to patients. ...

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Title: Formulation scientist (Sci II / I)



Location: Cambridge, UK



Salary: Competitive







At MedImmune, relentless pursuit is matched with exceptional capabilities to break new ground in science. We have one of the most robust pipelines in the industry, and it’s because of our people. We’re entrepreneurial and deeply collaborative – a winning combination that’s delivering life-changing medicines to patients. If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives thrive when making brave decisions – join us.



The formulation Sciences team are recruiting for a Formulation scientist to join their team based in Cambridge. You will be responsible for planning and performing stable parenteral formulation support to assigned biologic projects; including peptides, proteins and monoclonal antibodies. You will be working on several projects in close collaboration with our many stakeholders e.g. Research, Drug Product Characterization, Device, CMC, Clinical and Regulatory affairs. As a person, you enjoy team-work, you focus on solutions and are results-oriented and flexible. You are proactive, ambitious and like to be challenged. You continually strive to raise the bar and aspire to be in a decision-making role. We expect you to be out-going, to show business understanding and thrive in a performance culture



Some of the additional responsibilities include:



* Design and execution of parenteral biologic formulations to support development of clinical formulations (liquid, single/multi-dose, lyophilized);
* Performing developability assessment of discovery compounds using experimental methodologies and in silico tools;
* Provide in-depth technical expertise and adapt formulation solutions to complex products under development
* Conduct pre-formulation studies including but not limited to optimization and preparation of formulations for pre-clinical toxicological and PK/PD studies, solubility measurement
* Lead multiple projects that are complex and technically demanding within a specific area/field through significant interactions with internal stakeholders and external collaborators;
* Management of formulation development activities: strategy, executing, timelines, project planning and coordination studies with other groups within the company;





Essential requirements



* PhD in Pharmaceutics or Pharmaceutical science, Biochemistry, Biophysical Characterization, Chemical Engineer or related field;
* Great level of hands-on experience with peptides/small molecules/ monoclonal antibodies formulation development. The position involves hands-on technical work for biologics and liquid formulation technology. Understanding of routinely used analytical techniques such as SEC/RP/UPLC, UV-vis spectroscopy, DLS, CD, FTIR and DoE for formulation development is highly desired.
* Hands-on experience and technical leadership in pharmaceutical formulation and biophysical characterization
* Good communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to thrive in an interdisciplinary fast-paced environment are integral







Desired requirements



* Biologics formulation experience





Opening date: June 30th 2017



Closing date: August 30th 2017





AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.





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