Kelly Services Senior Investigator of Formulation Research in Boston, Massachusetts

Kelly Scientific Resources is seeking a Senior Investigator of Formulation Research for one of our top International Clients right outside of Boston, MA. The major responsibility of this individual will be identifying and evaluating 3rd party technology and working with CRO/CDMO on the selected projects. The selected candidate will help set up and maintain the daily operation of the formulation lab and also perform hands-on formulation experiments in the formulation lab according to project needs.


  • Experience with formulation development on complex oral solid dosage forms, experience on injectable transdermal and other dosage forms

  • Project Management and Supervisory Experience Highly Preferred for this role

  • Experience with tech transfer

  • Experience working with CRO’s and/or CDMO’s

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build in-house formulation capabilities, including procurement and installation of equipment/instrumentation necessary to perform formulation activities according to project requirement.

  • Lead/participate as a technical expert in the team for identifying and evaluating 3rd party technology which includes both ANDA and NDA opportunities.

  • Write procedures and help qualifications of equipment and instrumentation. Maintain the daily operation of the R&D lab.

  • Identify and utilize expert consultants, when necessary.

  • Work with the Company’s IP group to assess potential CMC IP issues and work with the Company’s legal group on the revision of contracts and other legal documents.

  • Support tech transfer activities.

Job Requirements :

  • PhD with 5+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical R&D

  • Broad knowledge of current frontier of drug delivery technologies, pharmacokinetics, and biopharmaceutics.

  • Excellent understanding of GMP and FDA regulations in addition to ICH guidelines.

  • Good interpersonal, communication, analytical, and organizational skill, able to represent the company to the target companies in a professional and competent manner.

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, lead and complete tasks to deadlines.


  • Excellent Benefit Options

  • Position is Bonus Eligible

  • Relocation Expenses Covered!

Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!

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