Research Fellow, Chemical Development in Albany, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 5/12/2020

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RESEARCH FELLOW-CHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT in Albany, NY



AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

 

The Research Fellow is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by developing robust, safe, and economical processes for the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). The Research Fellow is an expert, highly accomplished and experienced position in the field of process development and technology transfer. The position demands extensive knowledge in developing, managing and troubleshooting chemical processes.

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.



 



In this role, you will:





  •        Design and execute synthetic routes toward assigned targets.
  •        Develop reactions into efficient, scalable processes. 
  •        Evaluate the safety parameters of the processes.
  •        Transfer the processes to the Kilo lab, small scale cGMP, and/or large scale production facilities as required
  •        Effectively interface with the customer, Analytical, QA, QC, and scale-up teams.
  •        Supervise and mentor junior scientists and serve as a technical expert for the department as requested. 


Qualifications

Qualifications and background to be successful in this role:

Required

 

  • Ph.D. Degree in Organic Chemistry or equivalent experience
  • 15 years’ hands on experience in developing chemical processes in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry
  • Extensive experience in route scouting, optimization of multistep syntheses, and identification of critical reaction parameters
  • Good knowledge of the use of HPLC, NMR, and other routinely used analytical tools
  • Knowledge of Process Safety and experience in addressing issues related to process safety
  • Extensive knowledge in process validation and late phase process development

• Strong written and oral communication skills in order to:

o interpret experimental data and technical journals

o maintain laboratory notebook and prepare detailed reports

o effectively present information to customers, colleagues, top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors

o respond to inquiries or complaints from customers or regulatory agencies

Preferred

 

  • Good knowledge in technology transfer and designing processes to suit a plant set up
  • Detailed knowledge about all unit operations and knowledge about optimizing these operations
  • Knowledge in late phase process development
  • Knowledge of newer technologies (ReactIR, FBRM, Flow Chemistry) and Design of Experiments (DoE) statistical analysis
  • Knowledge in Process Safety and experience in addressing issues related to process safety.
  • Experience in mentoring junior scientists

 

 

All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.


Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000. Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

Job: Drug Discovery
Primary Location: US-NY-Albany
Other Locations:
Organization: AMRI Albany
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 12, 2020, 2:02:06 PM
Shift Type: Standard 8

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.