Job Opportunity

Associate Scientist, Analytical R&D (Contract)

Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Department: Technical Operations - CMC
Employment Type: Contingent Worker
Reference Number: R102

Job Description Summary 

The Associate Scientist (Contractor), Analytical R&D will report to the Associate Director, Analytical R&D. In this role, the Associate Scientist will support internal analytical research and development testing for both early and late-stage development projects. This role will also collaborate with Chemical Development and Product Development.

Your Responsibilities

  • Associate Scientist would be responsible to support routine analytical testing within ARD for both early and late-stage development projects. 

  • Utilization of analytical test methods for drug substances (small molecules), raw materials, process intermediates, and drug products (i.e., capsules, tablets).

  • Activities would include material characterization, assay/purity, dissolution, excipient compatibility, prototype stability, water content, residual solvents, media/buffer preparation, and sample management. 

  • Typical equipment would include HPLC, UPLC, GC-FID, GC-HS, KF, Dissolution tester, TGA, DSC, and PXRD.

  • Closely collaborate with Chemical Development and Product Development.

  • Evaluate data and summarize in associated reports and documentation.

  • What is Required

  • Batcheler (BS) degree with 0-2 years relevant experience, or Masters (M.S.) degree in Analytical Chemistry or related discipline.

  • Experience with analytical development of small molecules and solid oral dosage forms in various stages of development (preclinical to Phase 3).

  • Knowledge of various analytical techniques and experience with lab equipment cited above.

Salary Range:  

$30.00 - $45.00 / hour 

The salary range listed in the job posting reflects the anticipated base pay range for this role in the United States. Actual base pay decisions consider a variety of factors including, but not limited to, an individual’s skills, qualifications, and experience.