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Scientific Director, (Principal Investigator) Formulation Development, Drug Product Development

Req #: 16001120
Location: Summit, NJ US
Job Category: Research and Early Development
Work Location: Celgene Summit 86 Morris Avenue Summit 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence, and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science, and contribute to our unique culture.


The successful candidate will be responsible for formulation development activities with emphasis on in house lab & pilot scale development of the formulation and process for oral and parental drug product development of small molecule candidates

1) Lead a team of formulation development scientists and engineers

2) Responsible for formulation design & process development of oral solid               dosage forms and parenteral drug products

3) Support the transfer of formulation and process to scale-up and tech                   transfer groups and to CRO/CMOs

4) Responsible for hands on laboratory and pilot plant work

5) Support regulatory filing activities

Lead formulation development projects and other team members.  Partner with project leaders to manage budgets, resources and timelines to complete parenteral and oral solid dose projects.





Demonstrated experience with the development of oral solid dose formulation and parenteral formulation and process from bench to pilot scale.  Experience running equipment and unit operations required for oral solid dose manufacturing.  Good verbal and written communication skills; good problem solving abilities; and good organizational skills.

PhD in Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Science with 10+ years’ experience in small molecule drug product development.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.

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