Formulation Scientist

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Yrkesbenämning: Övriga kemist-jobb
Publicerad: 2023-01-17
Sista ansökningsdag: 2023-02-14
Stad: Göteborg
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines and strive to continuously meet the unmet needs of patients worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big, and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person. Pharmaceutical Sciences is a department within AstraZeneca Biopharmaceutical R&D. The Pharmaceutical Sciences' mission is to transform molecules into investigational medicines, meeting the unmet needs of future patients. Advanced Drug Delivery (ADD) is a department in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Our portfolio of projects spans traditional small molecules, peptides oligonucleotides to RNA based therapeutics across AstraZeneca's therapy areas and our mission is to transform diverse modalities into investigational medicines. We are now recruiting two talented and motivated Formulation Scientists to join our Preformulation team. The roles sits within the Advanced Drug Delivery (ADD) function in Gothenburg, Sweden. With more than 2 800 employees from over 70 different countries, our vibrant Gothenburg site is a truly inspiring place to work. What You'll do This is an exciting role where you will act as a key member in various project teams to provide your expertise into formulation development within the new modality and advanced drug delivery portfolio of oligonucleotides, peptides and small molecules. As a Scientist working in the pre-clinical development phase within ADD you will support drug projects from a formulation perspective, from the technical evaluation of formulation alternatives to support in vivo studies. You will contribute to developing and selecting formulations to ensure preclinical exposure in projects spanning target selection to candidate nomination. We are looking for a candidate with previous experience in supporting formulation development of biomolecules (i.e., peptides, oligonucleotides, RNA) and small molecules, preferably in the preclinical drug development phase. You have significant knowledge of physical chemistry, biopharmaceutics and drug delivery to enable a mechanistic understanding of in vivo drug product performance. The role will be expected to work cross-functionally supporting drug projects in the discovery phase and in collaboration with other formulators, analysts, chemists and biologists at AstraZeneca in Sweden, UK and US. Essential for the role * MSc in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g., Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, Biotechnology or Biophysics) * Experience of formulation development for different administration routes and of different formulation technologies * Experience of working with biomolecules (e.g., nucleotide based molecules, peptides, proteins) and small molecules * Ability to communicate and write proficiently in English * Good understanding of the overall drug discovery and development process and an appreciation of how Pharmaceutical Sciences disciplines contribute to R&D * Willingness to develop self and having a continuous improvement mindset If your passion is science and you want to be part of a drug delivery department driven by improving patients' lives, then there's no better place to be. With us there are several opportunities to develop yourself and your career: from our diverse portfolio and teamwork, to our cutting-edge innovations - it's a place for lifelong learning. So, what's next? Are you ready to make a difference? Send in your application, and we'll make it happen together. For more information, please contact: Ulrika Tehler, Senior Director, +46725821571, ulrika.tehler(at) or Sara Carlert, Director, +46725821549, sara.carlert(at) Welcome with your application no later than 18th of Feb, 2023. Additional information Our Gothenburg site Life in Gothenburg

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