Biopharmaceutical Scientist - Formulation Research and Development (m/
Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Switzerland, Basel-City, Basel Headquarter
Behind every presentation of each product sold by Roche is the involvement of Pharma Global Technical Operations (PT). Starting with Phase I of the development process and continuing through to product maturity, PT makes medicines at sites around the world and includes more than employees worldwide.
"Global Technical Development" (PTD) is an organization of over two thousand people globally that are integral for the mission of Roche to develop meaningful medicines for patients. Therefore, we actively collaborate and develop creative technical solutions to bridge early-stage, late-stage and commercial product needs. The mandate of the group is, to expertly deliver the pipeline and supply quality products to patients. The group excels in its work through innovation, teamwork, dedication, and mutual respect and contributes every single day, continuously improving what it does.
"Small Molecules Technical Development" (PTDC) brings a broad range of experience across drug substance (DS), drug product (DP), and analytical sciences, and collaborates closely with key partners in the departments Research and Early Development (pRED / gRED), Small Molecules (PTC) and PTD. PTDC is responsible for late stage technical development of our small molecules (SM) pipeline and the manufacture of DS and DP for clinical studies across our SM manufacturing network.
This position is part of the Drug Product Small Molecules Development organization, reporting to a Section Head Formulation and Process Sciences. As a Biopharmaceutical Scientist you support the members of the department for Pharmaceutical Research and Development in the development of innovative and stable oral dosage forms (standard, drug delivery systems) for new chemical entities in all clinical phases including market formulation and process development by developing and applying biopharmaceutical test methods. In addition you build up new tailored methods to leverage scientific based development approaches for the projects (e.g. to support formulation and manufacturing technology selection). Who we are
At Roche, 94,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer. Responsibilities include: Establish innovative biopharmaceutical test methods and test systems to support the development of oral dosage forms
Search actively for new analytical tools
Develop physiologically-based pharmacokinetic models
Work collaboratively and cross-functionally to support the development of pharmaceutical dosage forms for NCEs (e.g. collaborate with colleagues from Small Molecules Research, Late Stage Drug Product Analytical Development)
Author and review technical reports, patent applications, parts of regulatory submissions to support filing and publication
Contribute to the portfolio of Small Molecules-Drug Product manufacturing technologies and innovation
Your Profile The successful candidate holds an advanced degree in pharmaceutical technology or pharmaceutical sciences with a background in biopharmaceutical test methods. Additional experience in drug product development of oral dosage forms would be of advantage. In addition you meet the following requirements:
Capability to strive for excellent results and implement innovative solutions with a high level of motivation and the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
Willingness to travel occasionally
Good communication skills with proficiency in German and English
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