1+ months

Scientist

West Chester, PA 19380

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

 

Tevas Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies.

 

Located in West Chester, PA, Biologics CMC is a division of Teva Pharmaceuticals responsible for the development of Biologics. The rapidly growing staff of Biologics CMC specializes in the development of innovative biologics, biosimilars, and extended half-life bio-betters. We currently are developing products in various stages of clinical development from IND through BLA filing. Drug Product Development and Operations (DPDO) is a function within Biologics CMC dedicated to development of formulation, drug product configuration and manufacturing process of the non-clinical and the clinical drug product lots. You will play a key role in DPDO to support the formulation development of Teva innovative and biosimilar product pipeline for manufacture into drug product.

 

As a Scientist, you will lead projects and studies, execute analytical test methods, organize the data and author related technical documents. You will also serve as owner for multiple analytical instrumentation that supports formulation development, working as subject matter expert (SME), training as needed and maintaining the instrumentation. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and perform formulation development and characterization studies for liquid and lyophilized biologic drug products.
  • Perform routine analytical methods including chromatographic, electrophoretic, biophysical and other general test methods.  
  • Execute analytical tests to support formulation, including chromatographic, electrophoretic, biophysical and general testing methods.
  • Document data following applicable lab procedures and current documentation practices
  • Author protocols, reports, technical documents and other relevant CTDs for regulatory filings including IND/IMPD and marketing applications as needed.
  • Work in collaboration within CMC and with other non-technical teams on site to facilitate routine operations.
  • Coordinate with external contracting organizations to accomplish project goals as needed and serve as point of contact on the outsourced activities. 
  • Support working on novel integrated approaches for development of biosimilar drug products. 
  • Represent as DP lead for selected projects and directly participate in the CMC, other sub-team and site-wide meetings as needed.
     

 

Qualifications

What you will bring to the role:

  • Bachelors in chemistry, biology, pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, chemical engineering or other related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of experience in analytical and/or development experience with protein molecules, or Masters in a related discipline with a minimum of 8 years, or Ph.D. in a similar discipline with a minimum of 1 year of experience in above
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on experience in analytical testing using biophysical and biochemical, characterization methods, such as general appearance, opalescence, osmolality, MFI, HIAC, viscosity, HPLC, DLS, DSC, and CD spectroscopies.


 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in formulation development or drug product manufacturing or scale-up of biotherapeutics.
  • Experience in biosimilar drug product development
  • Experience in application of QbD concept in design, execution, and interpretation of formulation development experiments.
  • Experience in application of a statistical software (eg. JMP) and understanding of DOE applications in formulation development.
  • Experience in authoring of regulatory submission documents.
  • Good planning skills, knowledge of reporting, interpretation and documentation of scientific results.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build productive relationships within or across departments.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and determine creative solutions to achieve better processes.

Function

Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Analysis and Formulation

Reports To

Associate Director, Drug Product Development and Operations

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Posted: 2021-03-30 Expires: 2021-06-12

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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