Job Details

  • Title: Chemist
  • Code: RCI-ABV-05746
  • Location: Worcester Massachusetts (MA) 01604
  • Posted Date: 07/10/2019
  • Duration: 4 Months
  • Status: Open/Slot Over
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  Job Description


The Pharmaceutics group is an integral part of the Drug Product Development Organization. The primary function of the Pharmaceutics group in Worcester is to evaluate the properties of new chemical entities and develop formulations suitable for in vivo studies. 

• 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 preformulation/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 skill