Scientist - Boston, Massachusetts United States - 43552


Job #: 43552
Title: Scientist
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $100,000.00 - $135,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Our client is a biotech start up company specializing in ultra-rapid delivery of novel therapeutics to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Threy need a Scientist with solid pharmaceutical formulations experience who wants to be part of  startup team. 


Our client is a biotech company specializing in ultra-rapid delivery of novel therapeutics to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.


They need a Scientist to work on platform delivery technology that enables the localized administration of therapeutics, including biologics and nucleic acids, in a formulation-independent. manner.


The Scientist needs to be highly motivated, driven, and collaborative with formulation development, drug delivery, and absorption testing expertise to contribute to the development programs.


The Scientist needs a successful track record driving development progress, independently design, implement, and troubleshoot experiments effectively report results while driving external drug product manufacturing.



  • Short term focus on drug suspension, formulation development and characterization
  • Design experiments assess impact of ingredients on physical properties
  • Prepare samples for testing and/or analysis at outside laboratories
  • Design experiments to assess drug delivery using in vitro (Franz Diffusion Cell) model
  • Assess drug release in tissue/membrane and solutions using external analytical techniques
  • Coordinate CDMO and consultant activities for outsourced studies
  • Lead development, oversight for scale-up clinical and commercial external GMP drug manufacturing
  • Specify and procure measurement and test equipment execute and document laboratory studies
  • Prepare test formulations for and support preclinical studies
  • Replicate, develop and test mechanical models for assessing formulations




  • BS degree chemistry, chemical or biomedical engineering, Master’s or PhD degree a plus
  • 5 years’ experience with hands-on bench-top chemistry in Pharma or Med Device
  • Expertise drug development and CMC, batch scaling and release assays
  • Familiarity with analytical tools: UV, spectrophotometer, HPLC
  • Experience with tissue handling, storage, and preparation for experiments
  • Highly organized, attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Contribute to authoring of SOPs, test reports, raw material specs, regulatory submissions.
  • Excellent communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office products, MS Project a plus).

University - Master's Degree


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