Pharmaceutical Staff Scientist - 2022 - 600

at Ashland, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, GP



Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


Are you always solving?


Then wed like to meet you and bet youd like to meet us.


Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Staff Scientist to join our Pharmaceuticals group with our Specialty ingredients G.P. business at our at our Wilmington Research Center, Wilmington DE. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company. This position will report to the Senior Team Leader.


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing technical expertise regarding the development of pharmaceutical products

  • Providing technical and application development support for sales, business, marketing, manufacturing, and customers.

  • Designing, initiating and executing studies, and interpreting the study results

  • Assimilating and analyzing data into reports, posters, white papers and journal articles.

  • Preparing technical presentations for internal and external customers at customer sites, scientific conferences and trade shows.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work in high pressure environment.

  • Maintaining lab notebooks and logbooks in accordance with company guidelines

  • Comply with company procedural guidelines, laboratory procedures, and safety programs.


In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • BS degree in science, pharmaceutic, chemical engineering, or similar science related with 5 years minimum experience; MS degree in science, technology, engineering, or related discipline required with 3+ years of experience, or PhD degree in science, pharmaceutic, or similar science related with 2+ year minimum experience in pharmaceutical solid-dosage product/process development and manufacturing.


The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Hands-on experience with solid dosage forms, polymer technologies and / or biologic drug delivery.

  • Fundamental understanding on pharmaceutical product development

  • Demonstrated experience working within multicultural and multifunction environment.

  • Strong written, oral presentation, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Working knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE), Microsoft Office Suite, and statistical analysis.

  • Organize and maintain lab area safe professional manner

  • Teamwork/interpersonal skill




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Job Posting: 974008

Posted On: May 19, 2022

Updated On: Jun 18, 2022