Sr Research Scientist, Process Chemistry


Coventry, RI



  • Perform all assigned tasks in a timely and organized manner in accordance with relevant cGMP, GLP, and company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure high quality in documentation of all necessary and relevant information in a clear concise manner as per cGMPs.
  • Develop / improve and/or validate robust API processes, based on quality-by-design and document formal protocols and reports.
  • Participate in technical transfer activities, including writing protocols and reports.
  • Review experimental data, notebooks, and instrument qualification protocols / reports.
  • Actively participate in investigations, problem solving, and troubleshooting. Write investigation reports.
  • Prepare and present data summaries (written and oral) as necessary. Present to cross functional teams and effectively communicate critical analytical issues and solutions.
  • Write, revise, develop, and evaluate SOPs.
  • Communicate openly within the group to provide and gather information, to optimize the use of resources, and to optimize efficiency.
  • Provide training and assistance to other group members.
  • Support identification and qualification of API related impurities and degradants.
  • Maintain good laboratory practices in compliance with safety and environmental requirements.
  • Ability to work successfully in both a team/matrix environment as well as independently.
  • Performs other related assignments and duties as required and assigned.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Will have a PhD in Chemistry with 5+ years of pharmaceutical analysis. The Principal Scientist will have a PhD with 10+ years of experience. Prior API experience preferred.
  • Proven skills in process chemistry of small molecule
  • Proven scientific skill and ability to perform complex scientific work independently with no guidance
  • Effective in managing multiple competing activities and delivering to timelines
  • Ability to work in a cross-function environment
  • High level of awareness to innovative technologies and ability to adapt to in-house needs
  • Working knowledge of cGLP/cGMP and applicable FDA, EMA and ICH guidance
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
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