Chemist II in Worcester, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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    Worcester, MA
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Job Description


  • Formulate new chemical entities to enable in vivo studies. 
  • Analyze and interpret physicochemical properties of candidates to guide formulation selection. 
  • Conduct milling experiments and particle size analyses. 
  • Measure solubility via a high throughput assay. 
  • Execute experimental protocols and collect results, perform data analysis. 


  • B.S. or M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or Biochemistry with 3+ (BS) or 0 (MS) years pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
  • General understanding of pre formulation/formulation design and development.
  • Knowledge of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles and their impact on drug development. 
  • Experience with various analytical equipment including HPLC/UPLC, DLS, DSC, TGA and UV-Vis. Must be willing and able to learn new technologies as needed. 
  • Expertise with basic laboratory equipment is essential. Experience with a rotary evaporator is a plus. 
  • Familiarity with common excipients and their use in designing solutions/suspensions/emulsions is a plus.
  • Highly responsible and self-motivated team player with good written and communication skills

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