Formulation Senior Scientist - AstraZeneca AB - Apotekarjobb i Göteborg
Formulation Senior Scientist
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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 at AstraZeneca deliver the therapies of the future through scientific leadership in drug delivery, design of synthetic routes, and manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and drug products. Our portfolio of projects spans small molecules, peptides, oligonucleotides to RNA based therapeutics across AstraZeneca's therapy areas. Advanced Drug Delivery (ADD) resides within Pharmaceutical Sciences with a mission to provide novel products to AstraZeneca's clinical pipeline.

We now seek a talented and motivated Formulation Senior Scientist to join the ADD group within Pharmaceutical Sciences in Gothenburg, Sweden. This is an exciting role where you will act as a key member of various project teams and provide your scientific expertise into formulation design and development strategies within the new modality and advanced drug delivery portfolio of oligonucleotides, RNA and peptide-based therapeutics, with emphasis on parental formulation development. You will contribute to defining product design and selecting lead enabling formulations to ensure desired clinical performance targets in projects from discovery to Phase II.

As such, we are looking for a candidate with previous experience in supporting parental formulation development of biologics and who has knowledge of biopharmaceutics, physical chemistry 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 from early to late clinical phase and be involved with science & technology initiatives.

Essential for the role

* MSc or PhD degree in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g., Pharmaceutics, Chemistry,
* Biotechnology, or Biophysics)
* Experience developing different administration routes and formulation technologies to
* enable formulation development and influencing drug product design for parenteral (immediate and sustained) delivery
* Experience working with biomolecules (e.g., peptides or proteins) and the desire to explore new modalities
* Ability to communicate and write proficiently in English

Desirable for the role

* PhD degree and post-doctoral experience in a relevant discipline (such as Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics or Drug Delivery) or equivalent industrial experience within the field of Pharmaceutical/ Biopharmaceutical Science
* Good understanding of the overall drug discovery and development process and an
* appreciation of how Pharmaceutical Sciences disciplines contribute to R&D
* Innovative, with a passion driving scientific excellence and a continuous improvement mindset

This is an exciting opportunity for professional growth in areas of drug development, science, and leadership. If you're inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do - join us.

For more information, please contact: Sara Richardson, Team Leader, +46725821650,

Welcome with your application no later than August 9th, 2020.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

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