Senior Scientist

HALO Pharmaceutical Whippany, NJ

* Perform a leadership role in qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses/experiments for Analytical Development laboratory

* Lead the method validation/transfer/verification testing for Analytical Development laboratory

* Write and review method validation protocols, reports, SOPs and investigation reports

* Perform basic pre-formulation study for various dosage forms



* Providing technical and scientific leadership to other team members including providing assistance in study design and providing training/coaching to other scientists

* Track and review the project progress

* Identify and quantify all ingredients in a reference formulation to ensue cost effective formulation is achieved.

* Perform and evaluate study for pre- formulation of solids, solutions, suspensions, gels, ointments, creams, suppositories and inhalers dosage forms

* Transferring new analytical techniques from different clients

* Lead all routine analytical testing for In-process, release, stability and method validation/transfer/verification activity

* Experienced in the critical analysis of complex molecules.

* Take a lead role for method development utilizing established scientific technique and automated instrumentation (UPLC, HPLC, GC, Dissolution, Auto titrate, AA, MS etc.)

* Lead out of specification investigation testing and investigation reports

* Write technical papers and reports; prepare standard and specifications for processes, facilities, products or tests

* Support IND, NDA, ANDA filing documents

* Ensure good relations and communications with all members of the team; respond professionally and in a timely fashion to internal and external customers

* Ability to handle hazardous waste, and lead safety programs for the laboratory

* Thorough knowledge for various laboratory software usages

* Other duties as assigned



* Analytical skills and knowledge of scientific protocols and complex scientific principles necessary to perform complex experiments and research on chemicals and medicines

* Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems; ability to look beyond the standard solutions

* Research Skills - In-depth knowledge and expertise in developing new analytical method.

* Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective, and critical investigation

* Advanced computer skills; ability to develop conclusions based on information from multiple sources


* A Master's Degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or a related Science field

* A PhD Degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or a related Science field


* 8+ Years working in pharmaceutical environment

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