Post-doctoral scientist

Post-doctoral scientist
  • £19.98 per Hour
  • Temporary
  • Sandwich, Kent, England, UK Sandwich Kent UK CT13 9ND
Job Ref: J2162557
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 04 November 2021
Analytical Scientist - Sandwich

Job Title: Post-Doctoral ScientistLocation: Sandwich, KentRate: £18 - £25 per hour dependant on experienceContract: Initial term of 12 monthsHours: 37 hours per week (Mon-Fri)SRG are working with a world leading pharmaceutical company who are seeking a post-doctoral scientist with excellent technical skills, who wants to learn more and add their expertise to the dynamic Analytical Research and Development group in Sandwich.

The premise of the research position is looking into the formation of the potentially toxic N-Nitrosamine impurities in pharmaceutical drug products. This topic is likely to attract worldwide recognition within the industry in coming years. This post-doctoral position is opportunity to develop a broad and deep knowledge spanning key disciplines within pharmaceutical sciences, working on a topic that is extremely important to the pharmaceutical industry over next several years.Responsibilities:* Collaborate with formulation and analytical scientists to study how the composition and solid-form properties of pharmaceutical products can affect nitrosamine formation.* Design and execute accelerated stability studies and use statistical and kinetic modelling approaches to analyse the data and understand the effect of factors such as temperature and humidity* Develop and apply quantitative trace analytical methods, especially LCMS, and apply a range of physical characterization techniques (such as laser diffraction, PXRD) as necessary.* Effectively collaborate with project team members in a multidisciplinary environment (e.g., from analytical chemistry, material science, formulation science and organic chemistry), including presenting data at project team meetings, critically reviewing experimental data and be actively involved in solving technical challenges.Qualifications:Honours or Master's degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline with a high degree classification (e.g. equivalent of U.K. 1st or 2nd class). PhD degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or a related fieldSkills and Experience:* Experience in analytical and/or pharmaceutical chemistry as well as a rational approach to problem solving with strong attention to detail is essential.* Expertise in one or more of the following is highly desirable:- Developing and applying quantitative trace analytical methods- Running quantitative high sensitivity LC-MS methods- Studying composition and solid form properties and stability.* Experience in contributing to the authoring external technical publications would be desirable* Knowledgeable in the use of diverse computational, modelling and simulation tools would be beneficial.If this role is of interest to you, (or you know anyone who might be suitable), please click the link to apply email your CV to Tom O'Neill at and a time that is convenient for me to call you.

04/12/2021 15:45:04
GBP 19.98 19.98 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Tom O'Neill

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