Senior Scientist

11200 Hudson Rd, Woodbury, MN 55129, USA Req #593
24 April 2023

Senior formulation scientist required to support multiple metered dose inhaler and/or dry powder inhaler early phase projects. This is a key role within an expanding team of formulation and product development specialists and offers the successful candidate an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of new inhalation products and future technologies by applying their creative technical skills and scientific experience to solve complex technical challenges.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research, design, screen, manufacture and develop conventional and novel inhaled formulations and product concepts using a range of laboratory equipment and preparation techniques.
  • Undertake patent searches, complete freedom to practice assessments and generate new intellectual property.
  • Plan, organise, assist/lead formulation and product feasibility/stability assessments
  • Conduct analysis and interpretation of data, and provide justification/recommendation for further technical studies
  • Author technical protocols and reports.
  • Present technical data to key stakeholders and external partners
  • Coach and mentor junior members of staff
  • Follow established compliance and EHS working practices.
  • Aqueous formulation

Knowledge & Skills

  • Has a think outside the box mentality and is passionate about technical problem solving.
  • Proven pharmaceutical formulation and product development experience relevant to metered dose inhaler and / or dry powder inhaler in order to devise appropriate solutions to projects. Expertise in other inhalation technologies would also be considered.
  • Demonstrated practical laboratory skills gained in a pharmaceutical formulation and product testing environment.
  • Has a thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical materials science and physical characterisation techniques.
  • Has an excellent knowledge of industry guidance relevant to the development of inhalation products.
  • Knowledge of GLP/GMP and related quality documentation processes for pharmaceutical R&D and production.
  • Knowledge of QBD/Design Controls principles and their application to new pharmaceutical product development.


  • BSc/MSc in a pharmaceutical related discipline (preferably related to inhalation product development/formulation).
  • 5+ years industrial experience working in an R&D/CRO lab-based role.

Other details

  • Job Family Technical Professional
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £91,523.00
  • Max Hiring Rate £134,540.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 11200 Hudson Rd, Woodbury, MN 55129, USA