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3538 Scientist 3 - Formulation Scientist

Job ID 72160BR Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Executing formulation development efforts for investigational pharmaceutical products

  • Developing and preparing liquid and solid formulations, including solutions and suspensions and different types of solid dosage forms

  • Lab-scale powder handling, such as blending, granulation, encapsulation, or compression

  • Characterization of crystalline and amorphous phases in pharmaceutical products and formulations, applying solid state characterization methods such as DSC, XRPD, or vibrational spectroscopy

  • Documentation and reporting of results to a senior scientist

  • Support of laboratory investigations of unexpected results as needed

  • Effective interaction with other technical groups is critical including partnership with a scientific supervisor



  • BS in chemistry, materials science, engineering, or a related discipline with 3-5 years’ experience

  • MS in chemistry, materials science, engineering, or a related discipline and 1-2 years’ experience

Required Skills and Experience

  • Strong laboratory analytical skills are required

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication

  • Minimum one year of laboratory experience

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience in a pharmaceutical product development laboratory is beneficial

  • Research or Industrial experience with at least one of the following techniques: X-Ray Powder Diffraction, Raman Spectroscopy, Differential Scanning Calorimetry.

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Parexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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