Associate Scientist

Posted 07 October 2021
Job type Limited
DisciplineLife Sciences

Job description

For our client Novartis we are looking for a temporary assignment

Scientist 100% (m/f/d)
The successful candidate will work in a chemical and pharmaceutical profiling group, which focuses on technical compound profiling at the interface of drug discovery and early phases of drug development.

Your Tasks:

  • Independent planning, execution and interpretion of a wider range experiments in the areas of compound characterization and formulation development
  • Analytical investigations such as drug substance and drug product physicochemical characterization (solid state analysis by DSC, TGA, XRPD, DVS)
  • Formulation activities such as solution/suspension formulation screening and characterization (visual, content and stability)
  • Scale up and supply (independent operation, routine trouble-shooting and maintenance of instruments and lab infrastructure)
  • Broad knowledge on use of relevant laboratory tools and procedures, such as HPLC, DSC, XRPD
  • Profound knowledge in HPLC analytical method development and stability

Candidates should have a proven track record in at least one of these areas detailed above. Work experience in this field or related disciplines is considered highly valuable.


  • BSc./MSc in Pharmacy/Chemistry or related disciplines
  • Fluent English, German or French are of benefit
  • High degree of collaboration
  • Self-motivated
  • Team orientated
  • Open communication

Workplace: Basel
Workload: 100 %
Start Date: 01/11/2021
Duration: 12 month

Your Application
Please apply online. For further information about the position, please contact your Kelly recruiter, Judith Atgé Martin (+41 61 270 80 16).

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