Senior Research Scientist

  • Nationwide
  • Permanent
  • JO-1705-62480_1501063150

Summary

Principal Duties and Objectives

  • Operate to GLP standards within a R&D laboratory
  • Provide R&D laboratory support across the Process Development Group through collaboration with other scientists and engineers, both internally and externally
  • Working within a research team to plan, organise and deliver R&D pharmaceutical research projects
  • Monitor, develop and optimize pharmaceutical reaction and purification unit processes
  • Develop pharmaceutical scale-up and optimization strategies
  • Based on needs, develop and introduce new techniques, methods and processes to improve business effectiveness
  • Deliver and drive on-going technical innovation
  • Support the training and development of junior staff members
  • Prepare technical presentations and report material
  • Present the issues, results and project progress to client companies and management


Minimum requirements

  • PhD in Organic/Pharmaceutical Chemistry or PhD in Chemical Engineering or related area with a minimum of 5 years' industry experience in process development or a MSc in Chemistry or ME Chemical Engineering or related area with a minimum of 7 years' industry experience in the area of process development
  • Experienced in pharmaceutical chemistry analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in training junior staff members
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent technical communications skills, with previous technical presentation experience
  • Ability to disseminate information to research team and directors


Desirable Skills

  • Demonstrated use of PAT in reaction and/or crystallization monitoring
  • Understanding of kinetics of reactions, process/reaction modelling
  • Good understanding of DoE and QbD for process development
  • Experience with scale-up techniques for processes from laboratory to plant scale

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