We currently have several openings within our Process Research & Development (PRD) department at our STA Pharmaceutical business unit, in San Diego, CA. STA Pharmaceutical US LLC, a WuXi AppTec Company, is a contract development and manufacturing organization focused on providing high-quality process development, R&D, GLP Tox lots and up to P1/ P2 GMP small molecule manufacturing services to the biopharmaceutical industry. This open Associate Scientist Process Research and Development position reports to the Chemical Process Research & Development department.
The candidate will work within a team of process R&D scientist’s in conjunction with the Analytical Chemistry department and be co-responsible for developing safe, efficient and easily scalable processes for producing starting materials, intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API’s). In addition, the candidate will assist in tech transferring projects to kilo lab, pilot plant, and plant scales and contribute to the safe and cGMP compliant execution of API manufacturing processes.
The ideal candidate will have shown proficiency in hands-on synthetic organic chemistry and the ability to solve process and scale-up problems through laboratory-scale investigations of organic synthesis reactions and separations. They will provide technical and trouble-shooting support for process scale-up runs and collaborate with other functional groups and accept other duties and responsibilities as needed.
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