Research Associate

Formulation and Drug Delivery

Elektrofi is looking for a Research Associate that will play a key role in the development of its biologics formulation platform. This individual will join an early-stage, multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers and contribute to a variety of formulations activities in a highly collaborative environment.

Day to day activities:

  • Perform full analytical testing to support product characterization
  • Perform molecular characterization
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency needed to meet critical corporate objectives, encompassing the areas of analytical method development
  • Create and manage method protocols, data, and reports

Key qualifications for strong candidates:

  • a B.S. or M.S. in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering or a related field
  • two years of industry experience is a plus
  • formulations experience with biologics
  • experience working in a regulated environment is a plus
  • experience working in an analytical biotechnology, quality control or R&D setting
  • an ability to think critically and constructively in a fast-paced research environment
  • strong scientific ideation skills and resourcefulness in testing related hypotheses
  • organized planning and experimentation skills
  • a demonstrated proficiency in effective written and oral communication

Ideal candidates may also have specific industry experience with drying technologies such as lyophilization and/or pharmaceutical spray drying and analytical structural and functional protein characterization experience using an HPLC and cell based assays.


Responsibilities:

  • work closely with a multidisciplinary team to continue developing a proprietary formulation platform;
  • quickly design and execute a schedule of high-value characterization experiments and
  • interface with senior scientific team.

If you are a highly motivated self-starter with an interest in disruptive biotechnology, please send your CV/resume to careers@elektrofi.com.