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Job Title: Senior Research Associate, Process Development

Job Number: 23220

Location: Lexington, MA 02421

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and scientifically rigorous individual to join the Research and Process Development team as a Senior Research Associate. The position will report to the Director of the group and will focus on process development for drug products.


  1. Conduct experiments for advancing understanding and further developing drug product formulation processes
  2. Assist in establishing process parameters, improving manufacturing processes, scale up and characterize drug product processes
  3. Support drafting new and revising existing batch records/protocols for manufacture of drug product
  4.  Contribute in writing/reviewing analytical method protocols/stability protocols
  5. Prepare technical reports and presentations for clear communication of scientific findings across interdisciplinary teams

Required Skills

  • B.S./M.S. in Chemistry/Physical Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Biochemistry  

  • 0 – 6 years of relevant experience in process development, scale-up, tech transfer and working in manufacturing/production group.

  • Direct experience with messenger RNA encapsulation/quantification/characterization/handling is preferred

  • Experience with biophysical characterization assays for delivery systems.

  • Experience with lyophilization development would be a plus

  • Works collaboratively within group as well as within interdisciplinary teams

  • Manages time effectively demonstrating ability to perform multiple projects at one time

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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