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Senior Formulation Scientist

Senior Formulation Scientist

Posted 25 September 2018 by TemplarFox Consultancy
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As the Senior Research Scientist/ Senior Formulation Scientist you will be involved in supporting/leading the formulation development and drug development process. This senior role will require a number of years working within industry developing either Preformulation or preclinical formulation technologies. The role will work across different technology platforms and technologies and you will be expected to manage across multiple projects of your own and within the team.

You must have a proven ability to be an expert in formulation design and development work including pre-formulation, formulation characterisation and process development.

Main tasks and responsibilities
To provide expertise and formulation input into project development
• To lead and plan/design API solubility/compatibility experiments and write protocols,
• To lead and influence others in, Execute formulation experiments using technology like spray drying, extruding and nano milling
• Expert in defining and leading others in characterisation of formulations using techniques like DVS, DSC, PSD TGA
• Keeping detailed and accurate records of all work undertaken
• Write internal and external reports to sponsors and stakeholders
• Deputies and management of client projects, coaching of Research Scientist/Technicians
• To communicate progress of projects effectively to senior managers and clients
• Project manage client formulation projects, budgets and resourcing
• Commercially aware of budget, development and ensure projects are efficiently delivered

The Candidate expereince must be
• Minimum PhD level or Post doc qualification in pharmacy, chemistry, drug development and formulation related discipline
• Relevant work experience in formulation development, parental, Inhalations, specials, particle engineering
• To be the expert you must have at least 5 years Industry experience within a pharmaceutical environment
• Experience of working with third party clients
• Proven experience of operating in multi-disciplinary project teams

If you believe you hold the relevant background experience and looking for a new role as senior Research scientist within successful and growing Pharmaceutical business then this is the role for you.

Key words: Senior Research Scientist/ Senior Formulation Scientist/ Formulation Leader


About us: Templarfox is a privately owned recruitment business leading in executive search, management selection, Salary benchmarking and Business development services. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK and on this occasion TemplarFox Consultancy is acting as an employment agency.

Required skills

  • Drug Development
  • Formulation
  • Management
  • Research

Reference: 36193003

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