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Scientist - Formulation , Small Molecule , HPLC , DLS

In labs and health care facilities worldwide - HERE WE ARE

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our customers through our collaborative approach, including PPD® Laboratories FSP. PPD® Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our customers to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.

As aScientist,you will support the Small Molecule Pharmaceutical Sciences department. You will perform research activities in support of early to late stage ocular drug delivery projects.

Additional responsibilities for the role on site at a major biotechnology company:
  • Formulation screening-experience in wet chemistry lab.
  • Hands-on experience with HPLC analysis.
  • Developing workflows
  • Knowledge of sterile formulation preparation and analysis will be a plus.
  • Physical-chemical characterization techniques including XRPD, DSC, TGA, DVS, and microscopy.
  • Formulation stability evaluation in various study settings.
  • Good documentation practice by using electronic notebook.
  • Strong ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, or Chemical Engineering or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2+ years industry experience).
  • In some cases, an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of multiple applicable techniques such as: HPLC, DLS, DSC, TGA, XRPD, microscopy
  • Proven ability technical writing skills
  • Ability to be a forward/critical thinker
  • Understanding of GMP regulations and guidelines a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proven ability to interpret data by performing trend analysis
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Time management and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team
Working Environment:

PPD values the health and well being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role :
  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideaswith diverse groups of peoplein a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Ableto work upright and stationary and/or standingfor typical working hours.
  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds
  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.
  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technologywith proficiency.
  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

PPD Defining Principles :

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD-

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.

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Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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