Scientist I - San Diego, CA | Biospace
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Scientist I

Pacira Pharmaceuticals

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Location:
San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
6/9/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description



At Pacira Pharmaceuticals, controlling postsurgical pain is the key to improving patient outcomes.  Our in-depth knowledge of the needs of the postsurgical pain market, coupled with our passion for delivering improved patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results.  We currently have an opportunity for a Scientist I-Research and Development, in our San Diego, CA offices.

The Scientist I will develop new analytical methods and technical assistance for development projects and support commercial product manufacture.    

Responsibilities:
• Develop and evaluate (qualify/validate) new analytical methods.  
• Design, execute and interpret experimental results.    
• Summarize findings for internal distribution/presentation.  Summarize findings in presentations, technical reports, and manuscripts for external distribution and/or presentation.  
• Write documents for regulatory submissions and/or review (e.g. IND’s, NDA’s, SOP’s, STM’s, batch records, qualification and validation protocols and reports).
• Represent department at project team meetings.
• Maintain good working knowledge of the use, maintenance and repair of laboratory and manufacturing equipment.  
• Comply with cGMP’s where appropriate.

Qualifications:
• PhD in relevant field (e.g. Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Pharmacy), or BS degree with 12 years of combined academic and pharmaceutical experience.
• Extensive knowledge of analytical techniques utilized in Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries.
• Good understanding of the chemical and physical principals upon which formulation, process development and analytical methodology is based.
• Proficient in using typical laboratory and processing equipment such as:  HPLC, UV Spec, pH meter.
• Proficient in the use of computers and MS Office applications.

We encourage candidates who meet these requirements to submit a cover letter and resume/CV. Pacira Pharmaceuticals offers excellent compensation and benefits package that includes Medical/Dental/Vision plans, life insurance, 401(K), short and long term disability and paid time off.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EEO Employer: AA/Disables/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Requirements

Qualifications:
• PhD in relevant field (e.g. Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Pharmacy), or BS degree with 12 years of combined academic and pharmaceutical experience.
• Extensive knowledge of analytical techniques utilized in Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries.
• Good understanding of the chemical and physical principals upon which formulation, process development and analytical methodology is based.
• Proficient in using typical laboratory and processing equipment such as:  HPLC, UV Spec, pH meter.
• Proficient in the use of computers and MS Office applications.