Senior Formulation Scientist

Quotient Sciences

Quotient Sciences

Nottingham, UK
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Senior Formulation Scientist

Nottingham, UK Req #163
02 May 2024
Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we help biotech and pharma customers save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA. Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it.

People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community that’s focused on innovation and are driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures,
fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Formulation Scientist for our site in Nottingham

Quotient Sciences’ formulation teams have vast experience across an array of drug product formats including; solid oral dosage forms, oral liquid dosage forms, nasal dosage forms, solubility-enhanced dosage forms, parenterals, gels, ointments and creams.

As a Senior Formulation Scientist, you will lead pre-clinical or stand-alone formulation development programmes requiring specialist formulation knowledge including the preparation of associated protocols and reports.

This role also includes supporting the transfer of formulation and radiolabelling methods into GMP clinical manufacturing, with input on manufacturing protocols and validation criteria. Writing experimental protocol and reports.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead pre-clinical formulation development programmes
  • To plan experiments and write protocols, according to an agreed work schedule
  • To prepare and characterise formulations
  • To perform radiolabelling method development, validation activities
  • Train new / existing staff as required
  • Work in a safe responsible manner at all times to GMP
  • Keeping detailed and accurate records of all work undertaken.
  • Accurate analysis and calculation of results, in line with written Protocol and /or SOPs of the company.
  • To communicate progress of in vitro and in vivo projects effectively to senior managers or Quotient staff as required

Other responsibilities

  • To source and control formulation excipients

  • Provide formulation expertise to support other formulation scientists within the group

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a degree level science qualification in pharmacy or chemistry related discipline. Previous formulation development experience within the pharmaceutical industry. cGMP experience will be at advantage.

Application Requirements

When applying for a position with Quotient Sciences to be able to work in our organisation you must be aged 18 years or over and not have been debarred by the FDA. If you indicate you are under the age of 18 or have been debarred then your application will be automatically declined.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient workforce and develop a workplace culture that provides a sense of acceptance for every person within our organisation. As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today.

Specifically we will not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary