Formulation Scientist - sterile product development in Kenilworth, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Support project work to support sterile product development.
  • Provide formulation project support for the design, preparation, testing, and documentation of formulations.
  • Prepare common vehicles and reagents
  • Measure solubility in buffers, bio-relevant medium & organic solvents
  • Prepare formulations or conduct other processing steps under aseptic conditions
  • Execute formulation development experiments, including processing support for solution, lyophilized and particulate based formulations or other preparation techniques as required.
  • Prepare formulations under aseptic and GLP conditions
  • Perform basic analysis, including pH, osmolality, particle size measurements and HPLC
  • Keep clear and accurate laboratory records
  • Support the maintenance of the laboratory working environment
  • Work safely complying with all internal¬†safety policies
  • Work as part of a team on complex formulation development projects
  • Interface with operations personnel, management, and other scientific professionals


  • A BS or MS degree or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Sciences, biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or a related field is required.
  • 3-5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in pharmaceutical formulation or product development required.
  • Experience in Biologics and sterile formulation a plus.
  • Candidates with a PhD and 0-1 years of pharmaceutical experience will also be considered.
  • Excellent laboratory skills in formulation and process development or a related field are critical.

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