94080, South San Francisco
Apr 23, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Position Description

Contract position responsible for conducting formulation and analytical activities in support of early discovery and development programs.


  • Develops and prepares formulations for compounds in discovery and development
  • Conducts experiments to determine physical and chemical properties of compounds in discovery and early stages of development
  • Support oral dosage formulation development and physical characterization activities
  • Responsible for analytical related activities including method development, operation and maintenance of HPLC and dissolution testing apparatus
  • Meets with research groups for project meetings and prepares data for presentation.


  • PhD in pharmaceutics or related with 0-1 year industry experience
  • MS or BA degree in related scientific discipline with 5-7 years industry experience
  • Experience in Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Must have proven skills in the areas of formulation experience in developing oral and IV dosing solutions for preclinical studies
  • Experience with other dosage forms or advanced formulations (e.g. modified release) is a plus
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation
  • Hands on experience in HPLC, dissolution
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills along with strengths in delivering results on firm deadlines in support of discovery/development programs.
  • Thinks critically and creatively and is able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills.