Principal Scientist, Drug Product Design

  • Company: Pfizer
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Posted: January 31, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1046368

Position in the Research Enabling Group to evaluate physical and biophysical properties of organic compounds relevant to drug delivery. Interface with, provide formulation knowledge and expertise, and communicate the interpretation and implication of results to drug discovery teams and Pharmaceutical Science project teams. Develop and use advanced modeling tools for predictive performance of formulations in achieving desirable delivery profiles. Use knowledge of permeability and transport to optimize early stage formulations. Design experiments to develop novel formulations for administration of drug candidates for in vivo studies. Perform laboratory experiments related to the above areas as well as effectively mentor and develop other scientists. Design and lead drug delivery research programs that benefit both Pfizer and the broader scientific community. Maintain an awareness of and contribute to current scientific literature; actively apply new concepts as appropriate. Conduct novel scientific research and present significant findings via internal and external presentations or publications. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: PhD in Pharmaceutics, Physical Chemistry, or related field Ph.D. with minimum 1-3 years, MS with 7+ years, or BS with 10+ years of experience in industry NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Occasional travel to other Pfizer sites required, approximately 2 to 4 times per year. EEO & Employment Eligibility Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. Sunshine Act Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative. Other Job Details: Eligible for Relocation Package Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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