at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.
The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.
Job Summary (Primary function):
The Senior Research Scientist / Research Investigator, Pharmaceutical Development provides pharmaceutical development support for assigned drug development programs.
Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities):
Perform hands-on pre-formulation/formulation development for designated drug development programs with minimal supervision.
Perform blending, screening, wet formulation, roller compaction and tableting amongst other solid dosage form operations at a small lab scale.
Maintain good documentation for procedure used in formulation development.
Perform HPLC/UPLC and dissolution on capsules/tablets.
Responsible for the care and maintenance of instrumentation.
Interpret data, prepares data summaries and reports.
Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency):
B.S. in Pharmaceutical Science with 3-5 years of related pharmaceutical experience or equivalent experience, or,
M.S. in Pharmaceutical Science with 1-3 years of related pharmaceutical experience or equivalent experience.
Hands-on experience in development of solid dosage formulations for clinical studies using equipment such as blenders, granulators, roller compaction equipment, tablet presses, tablet coating, etc.
Hands-on experience in testing formulations using analytical equipment such as HPLC, particle size analyzers, KF and dissolution apparatus.
Proven understanding of physical pharmacy and concepts in preformulation and formulation.
Excellent verbal and written communication and skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as required, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members.
Analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.
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