Research Investigator/ Scientist – API


Our client, a Top 20 Pharma, has exclusively engaged Junto HLS to recruit a Research Investigator/ Scientist – API.

Position Overview: 

  • Education – BS, MS or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or a related field
  • Small molecule, solid formulations or roller compaction experience are a plus

Client details:

  • Low bureaucracy, empowering environment where you will be impactful
  • High visibility work where leaders know and trust the team to deliver
  • Best of both worlds – Large cap company budget with small cap entrepreneurial environment
  • Requires someone who is both technically sound and creative

Select Accountabilities:

  • The development of suitable, scalable API manufacturing processes whilst providing material with the desired critical quality attributes (CQAs)
  • Work within global project teams in a highly cross-functional environment collaborating with the analytical chemistry, formulations and pre-formulation functions
  • Representing the company at scientific conferences, exhibitions, etc. – Inclusive collaborations with prestigious academic institutions and industry consortiums
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing issues through collaboration with CMOs as well as through the creation of scale-down models
  • Use a variety of methodologies to characterize the DS bulk properties and determine which are CQAs
  • Assess the impact of the crystallization, filtration, drying & milling unit operations on the DS bulk properties
  • Create scale-down and mathematical models to enable the study and scale-up of the filtration, drying and milling unit operations
  • Independently conduct complex experiments
  • Supervising summer students/industrial trainees


  • Greater Boston, MA

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