Formulation Development in Summit, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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    Summit, NJ
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Job Description

Formulation Development - Oral drug, Pilot Scale, Small Molecule


  • The successful candidate will be responsible for formulation development activities with emphasis on in house lab & pilot scale development of the formulation and process for oral and parenteral drug product development of small molecule candidates 
    1. Member of a team of formulation development scientists and engineers 
    2. Responsible for formulation design & process development of oral solid dosage forms and parenteral drug products 
    3. Responsible for hands on laboratory and pilot plant work 
  • Participate in formulation development project and work in an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers. Partner with project leaders to meet timelines to complete parenteral and oral solid dose projects. 


  • This research scientist will conduct hands-on laboratory work such as solubility, stability, and formulation development, solid state characterization, to support pharmaceutical development of oral and parenteral small molecules.
  • Formulation development can include vehicle screening, small scale screening for amorphous solid dispersion or nanosuspensions.
  • Characterization work can include HPLC, XRD, TGA, DSC, and DLS.
  • The scientist will collaborate with muti-disciplinary drug product development teams to meet global project development timelines.
  • The scientist will summarize his/her work in research reports and will participate in the departmental meeting and present on their work on a regular basis. 


  • Recent PhD’s or B.S., with 5 years experience or M.S., with 3 years experience and a desire to be part of a drug product development team responsible for oral solid dose formulation and parenteral formulation and process development from bench to pilot scale.
  • Solid academic credentials demonstrating independent thinking and problem solving.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; good problem solving abilities; and good organizational skills. 


  • PhD in Pharmaceutics, Chemistry or Material Science with 0+ years’ experience, B.S., with 5 years experience or M.S., with 3 years experience in small molecule drug product development.

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION please email your resume to or call 732-636-1497 

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