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Scientist, Analytical Development - Pharmaceutics Research

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

By clicking the -Apply- button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAs a Scientist working on the Pharmaceutics Research team, you will be empowered to-lead technical activities and represent Pharmaceutics Research on a cross-functional team, and a typical day will include:POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Support the transition of novel compounds from Discovery into Development and continued research efforts during the developmental lifecycle of compounds across a wide range of activities.-
  • Interaction with Discovery Teams, Drug Safety , DMPK and close collaboration with Process Chemistry, Formulation development and Analytical Development to achieve project goals.-POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
    • Independently designs and executes detailed studies on new development candidates to elucidate fundamental physicochemical properties and behaviors that enable lead candidate selection and downstream CMC development.
    • Use of analytical techniques off line and in line to characterize API form and morphology development
    • Responsible for significant or sole technical leadership within a project and provides theoretical/conceptual input across projects within the department or Pharmaceutical Sciences Division
    • Contributes to a cross-functional Pharmaceutical Sciences team responsible for overseeing API salt and polymorph selection and subsequent development activities
    • Develops non-GLP and GLP formulations based on the physical chemical properties of molecules and their route of delivery to support pre-clinical studies.
    • Conducts biorelevant in vitro studies to assess potential in-vivo performance/impact of API and drug product during development lifecycle
    • Interfaces with individual Pharmaceutical Science colleagues and cross functional project teams to ensure that development activities are consistent with physicochemical properties of API
    • Represents functional area on cross functional teams communicating Pharmaceutics Research activities and milestones
    • Participates on Discovery Teams and collaborates with Drug Safety and DMPK to evaluate the developability of molecules in late Lead Optimization.
    • Collaborates with Drug Safety to transfer formulations to CRO's for non-GLP and GLP toxicology studies
    • Responsible for integrating scientific/technical efforts around cross functional issues
    • Understands project timelines and deliverables and plans/coordinates project work accordingly with departmental, functional and external stakeholders-
    • Plans and implements resolutions to technical problems/issues
    • Supports local and global initiatives which may include leading initiatives or work streams-EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:--Education and Experience:-Required:-
      • PhD in Pharmaceutics, physical organic chemistry, pharmacy, or related pharmaceutical science; 0-1 years relevant industry experience-
      • PhD: Demonstrated mastery of subject or area related to fieldKnowledge and Skills:
        • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills - Able to troubleshoot critical issues or problems, and determine causes and possible solutions-
        • Teamwork -- Ability to work well in highly cross functional team environment and across global line functions.
        • Communication Skills -Able to expresses one's self clearly and concisely within team; documents issues and/or concerns concisely with colleagues; adjusts communication style as appropriate for the audience; timely and effectively communicates issues to supervisor; technical writing skills to support authorship of internal technical documents
        • Organization - Exercises good time management and prioritization skills and is able to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously-
        • Knowledge Sharing - Ability to capture organizational knowledge; improve solutions, processes, and deliverables through use of information; improve information capital by contributing experience, theories, deliverables, and models for others to use
        • Resource Management -Ability to manage one's time within individual, departmental, and corporate goals and timelines; management of internal and external resources (vendors)
        • Technical - strong knowledge of physicochemical and preclinical formulation theory along with experience in multiple analytical techniques (DSC, TGA, HPLC, XRPD, Raman, PAT tools etc) and proven ability to work in a lab setting. Working knowledge of modalities outside of traditional small molecule and in silico predictive tools/modeling valuedAbsent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, absent an approved religious or medical reason. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. If you are contacted by a Takeda recruiter about your job application, we encourage you to seek more information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function to which you have applied.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
          • May require approximately 5-10% travel.#LI-KD1This job posting excludes CO applicants.EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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