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Associate Formulations Scientist

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Quaker Hill, CT
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
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Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Employee Responsibilities:

* Preparation of prototype formulations (solutions, suspensions, tablets, capsules, powder blends, semi-solid dosage forms, sterile and non-sterile liquids) for exploratory studies in in-vitro and in-vivo models
* Development of oral, topical and intravenous (sterile) dosage forms for feasibility studies and small scale manufacturing operations
* Measurement of key active compound and formulation properties (such as solubility, tablet hardness, disintegration, pH, isotonicity, color, gelling tendency, etc.)
* Assessment of the chemical and physical stability of prototype formulations, as well as the performance of prototype formulations using in-vitro tests (non-sink dissolution, precipitation, etc.)
* Identify potential stability and performance issues with prototype formulations
* Development of protocols for preparation of formulations at preclinical and clinical study sites

Qualifications

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

* Experience with drug formulation and pre-formulation techniques, and an understanding of drug candidate properties
* Basic chemistry (wet or solid state) laboratory experience.
* Experience working with laboratory equipment, mechanically inclined.
* Ability to follow procedures reliably and consistently,
* Strong computer and organizational skills
* Adept in Microsoft office
* Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivared, adaptable, and a positive attitude
* Ability to learn new techniques, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Groton, CT are encouraged to apply.

* Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
* Life and disability insurance
* 401(k) with company match
* Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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