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Associate Pharmaceutical Scientist

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Required Qualifications


Master’s degree in Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.


Minimum 2-year industry experience in preformulation/formulation development functions or equivalent postgraduate experience to include:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply scientific principles to preformulation/formulation development of pharmaceutical dosage forms.

  • Working knowledge of cGMPs, including CMC regulatory information required for INDs/NDAs/ANDAs with respect to API, preformulation, formulation, analytical methods, and dosage form manufacturing processes.

  • Knowledge of requirements to safely work with Safebridge 3 compounds.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in diverse environments.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Chemical Engineering

  • Expertise in the development of freeze-dried formulations for small molecules and biologicals.Using 

  • Expertise in addressing solubility and bioavailability issues in the development for oral  or parenteral pharmaceutical products.

  • Expertise in characterization of pharmaceutical materials and an understanding of material properties and their influence on product quality.

  • Working knowledge of statistics relevant to pharmaceutical product development.

  • Record of publications and presentations describing investigations focused on preformulation/formulation activities.

  • Demonstrated leadership roles in academic, industrial, or professional organizations.

Application Details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successdul candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.


Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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