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Research Scientist-Formulations

Date: Jul 28, 2019

Location: Coventry, RI, US, 02816

Company: Purdue Pharma L.P. & Affiliates

Job Summary

This position is responsible for developing formulation and manufacturing processes for pharmaceutical dosage forms and preparation for scale up batches.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides detailed experimental procedures and develops product specifications, including evaluation of physical/chemical properties of raw materials
  • Review of scientific literature, including patent searches.
  • Assist in the preparation of product development reports as well as CMC sections of regulatory filings.

Education and Experience

  • MS or PhD in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology with five plus years of experience in developing solid dosage formulations.
  • Experience with other dosage forms is a plus.
  • Experience with controlled/sustained drug delivery preferred.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have the ability to identify and analyze unique problems. Must be able to work collaboratively with manufacturing in order to resolve issues related to scale-up and manufacturing.

Supervisory Responsibilities (if Applicable)


Additional Information

This position has direct impact on the successful performance of the company. The incumbent must be able to manage tight time-lines and solve related problems.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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