Formulation Scientist

Aston Particle Technologies Ltd

Fixed Term (12 months), Full Time (Part-time available if requested).

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced formulation scientist to join a rapidly growing company based in the Midlands Area. As formulation scientist you will be involved in pre-formulation, formulation and characterisation of powders using APT’s novel technology for preparation of Dry Powder Inhalers (DPI’s).

Key duties and Responsibilities:

  • To plan experiments and write protocols according to required work schedule
  • Formulation development using APT technology for DPI delivery
  • Assay development and validation
  • Particle characterisation and formulation analysis
  • Keeping detailed and accurate records of all work undertaken
  • To write internal reports as necessary
  • To communicate progress effectively to senior staff on a regular basis as necessary
  • To be aware of the need for confidentiality outside of APT
  • To perform other roles where required

Desired candidate:

  • First class/Upper second degree in pharmacy or pharmaceutical science related discipline
  • PhD/master’s highly recommended
  • Some Pharma experience is beneficial
  • Knowledge/experience in Inhalation drug delivery
  • Experience in formulation development/assay development and particle characterisation is necessary (Academic or industry related)
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a larger formulation team

In joining APT you will be offered a competitive salary as well as high quality training and development. You will be part of a unique and dynamic company that is rapidly expanding in its journey to revolutionise powder blending mechanisms.  

How to Apply:

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send your CV and one page covering letter to careers@astonparticletechnologies.com. Applicants first deadline is the 14th December at 16:00 and Friday at 12:00 each week thereafter.

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