Scientist, Analytical Development - Formulation

Catalent Pharma Solutions Madison, WI


Job Description

Scientist, Analytical Development - Formulation


Position Summary


Catalent is looking to recruit a Scientist, Analytical Development - Formulation to join a growing team in Madison, WI.


The Scientist, Analytical Development - Formulation position will be responsible for coordinating activities of formulation development. The Scientist, Analytical Development - Formulation position will be capable of screening formulation, performing biophysical characterization testing, and designing and executing stability studies to support formulation development. The Scientist, Analytical Development - Formulation will provide technical advice and perform multiple complex projects at a time. This position can design new approaches to attack complicated problems encountered during formulation development.


In concert with Catalent’s Patient First Philosophy, this role aids in providing critical data to support product stability in a timely manner, which ultimately is used to decide on the final process to produce the best product for our clients on time.


The Role

  • Coordinates formulation development activities to support early stage drug substance development.
  • Independently evaluates, selects and applies advanced analytical techniques to evaluate and define new formulations to stabilize protein drugs.
  • Designs and executes formulation protocols.
  • Develops/optimizes biophysical techniques for formulation, including HPLC, CE, DSC, MFI, CD, and light scattering methods to characterize protein/mAb.
  • Performs biophysical testing to support biologics formulation development.
  • Designs and executes stability studies.

The Candidate

  • Ph.D. Chemistry/Biochemistry or related with no prior experience MS with at least 4 years’ experience, or
  • B.S/B.A. with at least 6 years’ experience

Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Delivers Results
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Champions Change
  • Engages and Inspires
  • Coaches and Develops

Position Benefits

  • Potential for career growth within an expanding Quality team
  • Defined career path and annual performance review & feedback process
  • Cross functional exposure to other areas of Quality
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
  • 19 days of paid time off annually + 7 paid holidays


About Catalent


Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.


Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. ™
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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.


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