Development Specialist 2

Title: Development Specialist 2

Duration: 6 months

Location: Lexington, MA

Compensation: 37 per hour

Hours expected

Benefits: Real Staffing offers medical, dental, vision, 401K, voluntary life insurance, short term/long term disability.

Day to Day Duties/Responsibilities/ Scope of Work

  • Complete assigned activities relating to design/interpretation of scientific experiments in pre-formulation / pharmaceutical property assessment
  • Organize and asess in-use components from potential clinical sites, and perform lab testing when needed in support of intravenous administration
  • Responsible for the completion of pre-formulation and formulation experiments leading to the improvement of long-term stability of proprietary drug products
  • Develop freeze-dried/liquid formulation of biologics
  • Responsible for the analysis of stability samples
  • Interpret data from experiments performed to assess stability of drug substance and product
  • Works directly with other scientists, analytical staff, and quality groups internally to assure completion of delegated tasks that provided results are on-time, documented, technically sound and robust.
  • Author/review development documents
  • Familiar with the development of freeze-dried formulations of biologics
  • Familiar with HPLC techniques such as reverse phase, SEC, IEC
  • Familiar with cGMPs and Quality Assurance Guidelines
  • Interacts with external partners including testing laboratories, CROs and CMOs

Other Requirements


  • B.S and/or M.S in Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering
  • 3+ years industry experience in pre-formulation assessments, drug delivery or biologics formulation development

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