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Sr. Scientist Formulations, San Diego, CA

Kelly Services

San Diego, CA
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Job Title Sr. Scientist Formulations, San Diego, CA

Jobid US15TPAF_BH1431691

Location: San Diego, CA, 92108, USA

Description **Sr. Scientist Formulations, San Diego, CA**

As a Sr. Formulations Scientist, you will initially work on one or two projects, providing formulations for projects, and eventually leading projects and creating all formulations. Will develop calculations on new projects.

The incumbent will perform & coordinate developmental / experimental activities to support R&D activities in the research, pre-clinical within the research (R&D) department supporting new formulation and process development. Will be a member of the extended project team and contribute in the lab as well as in technical documentation of activities, both in a notebook and online technical reports.

**Job Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Designs and executes formulation, compatibility, and process studies to support phase appropriate development of company's drug product portfolio.
+ Duties will include, but not limited to design of programs, evaluation of data, recommendations on strategy, and authoring reports.
+ Prepares technical reports and makes recommendations to senior management based on research outcomes.
+ Manages and authors appropriate development reports and other documents for internal use and support of regulatory filings.
+ Supports project activities and collaborates with colleagues in performing formulation, compatibility, and analytical studies as needed.
+ Supports the organization in maintaining a safe working environment focused on quality and that fosters learning, respect, open communication, collaboration, integration, and teamwork.
+ Sustains expertise and proficiency in parenteral drug product development.
+ Sustains knowledge of formulation, process development.
+ Sustains written and verbal communication skills to effectively interface across functional teams and present technical concepts and results.
+ Sustains ability to identify and resolves critical issues, implement technical and operational plans.
+ Sustains problem-solving skills and demonstrate good judgment and decision-making experience.
**Job Requirements:**

+ Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline.
+ Minimum two (2) years of industry experience with benchwork in: Drug Delivery with Oligonucleotide, Nanoparticles, and Liposomes, OR Post-Doc with three (3) - five (5) years of experience with: Drug Delivery with Oligonucleotide, Nanoparticles and Liposomes
+ Formulation and product development experience (5 years) with drug delivery systems, biophysical, and molecular biology techniques.
+ Hands-on experience with liposome or nanoparticle drug delivery systems.
+ Basic knowledge of GMP and regulatory CMC. You will plan and perform laboratory formulation development and scale up experiments.
+ Detail oriented and a highly meticulous laboratory approach.
**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Liposomal siRNA/mRNA/miRNA/drug delivery experience.
+ Familiarity with stages of the product development and cGMP concept.
+ Knowledge of analytical methods for testing lipid nanoparticles.
+ Understanding of the in-vitro and in-vivo experiments used for screening for candidate formulation.
+ Knowledge of delivery systems incorporating polymers, conjugates and small molecules.
**Physical Job Requirements:**

+ Office/Lab environment. Lifting up to 50 pounds may be required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keypad or to write, as well as talk and hear. They are required to stand, walk or sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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