Senior Scientist for Targeted Drug Delivery Characterization

Johnson & Johnson (Beerse VAN, België) 5 dagen geleden gepost
Janssen Research & Development develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide. R&D development areas encompass novel targets in neurologic disorders, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunologic disorders, pulmonary hypertension and reproductive medicine. At Janssen R&D within Analytical Development (AD) – we are recruiting a Senior Scientist for Targeted Drug Delivery Characterization, based in the greater area of Antwerp, Belgium. The (senior) scientist will join the Advanced Material Characterization and Investigations (AMCI) group within AD. AMCI is an international and diverse team of scientists performing advanced analytical characterization of pharmaceutical products and leading global analytical investigations for the commercial product portfolio and for the Discovery, Product Development & Supply (DPDS) organization of Janssen R&D. The AMCI group consists of different analytical centers of excellence such as primary packaging and combination products, colloidal sciences, rheology, particle identification, particle and powder characterization, metal testing, NMR, excipient & polymer characterization, and oligonucleotide & peptide analytics. We are currently looking for a highly motivated (senior-) scientist to join our team. For this laboratory-based position, you will work together with internal and external specialists in drug product development and analytical development teams to find innovative solutions for in-depth characterization for new modalities/drug delivery platforms supporting combination products such as long acting injectables, oligonucleotides and liposomes from the perspective of understanding the physical properties of the products and the interactions between the devices and drug product. The position is based in Beerse, Belgium. Key Responsibilities: Strengthen the combination products and colloidal sciences team in the AMCI group in Beerse. Design, lead and perform analytical characterization work with the highest scientific standards. Apply state-of–the art scientific knowledge to ensure high quality of the delivered results. Work in a multidisciplinary team of scientists and show ability to learn and explore new techniques. Support scientifically projects from early to late development phase with emphasis on novel formualtions and drug delivery platforms. Act quickly and provide expertise and solutions Develop test methods, provide documentation and write scientific reports. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, GMP and safety. Stay up to date with the scientific literature in the pharmaceutical analysis field. Initiate and lead collaboration with external partners and universities to ensure appropriate testing methodologies for new drug delivery forumations. Qualifications Doctorate preferably in Mechanical/Chemical engineering/Physics/Analytical chemistry or any other related fields. Relevant experience is an asset. Expertise with combination products and different types of drug delivery devices ideally focused on analytical testing and on the interaction between drug product with the device, such as container closure integrity testing / mechanical testing / permeability testing / advanced imaging techniques (e.g., X-ray tomography, microscopy, MRI, SEM/AFM/TEM). Knowledge of colloidal systems and characterization by different analytical techniques (e.g., ss-NMR, DLS, rheology,…) is considered an advantage Efficient, flexible, dynamic, results and performance driven Demonstrate capabilities in strategic thinking Innovative solutions/technical skills Strong track record of scientific contributions including peer reviewed publications, or patents, or presentations at major international meetings is considered a plus. Good project management and communication skills. Good English scientific skills, both written and spoken Team player Our offer: An exciting position in an international and dynamic environment with continuous learning and growth opportunities Working on a site that harbors all aspects of the drug discovery and development process, located close to the vibrant city of Antwerp. A competitive salary, on-site sport accommodations, health/energy programs and other benefits for you and your family. An inclusive team environment where diversity and different opinions are respected and valued, and the importance of a good work-life balance is recognized. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Primary Location Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse- Other Locations Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium Organization Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555) Job Function R&D Requisition ID 2105927711W

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