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Senior Research Scientist; Chemical Development

Curia provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The Senior Research Scientist is responsible for conducting a productive experimental program; managing scientific efforts and resources; communicating results and issues within the projects and the organization effectively; and leading a team of professional scientists. Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients' lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture. Responsibilities Lead development projects including assigning duties to junior staff, summarizing data in reports, troubleshooting technical problems, leading client meetings and achieving timelines and budgets. This position will require managing up to five projects at a time with associated staff. Stimulate appropriate cooperative efforts on development projects between departments. Develop robust processes to the target compounds that ensure safe and reproducible scaling in large scale equipment. Develop alternate synthetic routes to target molecules, and modify reactants and/or equipment as required. Solve the more complex chemical problems which arise in the group. Display expertise in analytical chromatography (e.g. HPLC), spectroscopic techniques and purification of organic compounds. Understand the concepts of reaction kinetics, design of experiments, solubility and crystallization, mass transfer, heat transfer and process safety. Supervise the work of scientists assigned. This includes the responsibility for the appropriate motivation, education, efficiency, evaluation, and productivity of the scientists. Conduct performance reviews. Ensure employees have access to tools and information for career development opportunities and actively participates in employee growth and development. Plan and deliver on-the-job training. Conduct laboratory operations in a safe manner. Ensure process safety guidelines are followed when scaling processes. Maintain familiarity with the Chemical Hygiene Plan. Follow responsible actions regarding chemical disposal. Maintain compliance with all regulations at the federal, state, and local levels. Participate in continuing education courses and/or scientific meetings to improve knowledge and skills in pertinent scientific and managerial fields, as appropriate. Perform other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business. Qualifications Ph.D. in Chemistry, or other applicable natural science field OR; Master's degree and three years of relevant experience OR; Bachelor's and five years of relevant experience. Chemical Hygiene training U.S. employees of Curia Global Inc. and its subsidiaries (a "Company") hired after December 7, 2021 must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and provide the Company with proof of vaccination as a condition of their employment except for U.S. employees who request and qualify under applicable law for disability and religious accommodations from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. An applicant who receives an offer of employment from the Company for a position as a U.S. employee will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or to request and receive a disability or religious accommodation that the applicant is entitled to under applicable law, before their first day of employment or any earlier or later deadline specified by the Company in the offer letter. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities and makes employment decisions without regards to an individual's disability or religion or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All interested applicants must apply online. Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.The Senior Research Scientistis responsible for conducting a productive experimental program; managing scientific efforts and resources; communicating results and issues within the projects and the organization effectively; and leading a team of professional scientists.
Salary: . Date posted: 06/17/2022