KTP Associate - Capsugel

Salary : £26,699
FTE 1.0
Term : Fixed (28 months)
Closing date : 21.08.2017

This 28 month post is based in Capsugel, Livingston, West Lothian in partnership with Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. You should possess a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related field and have experience in working in drug formulation/pharmaceutics. You will be response for formulation and design of liposomal systems in a range of formats. You will also be response for coordinating R&D and commercialisation activities between the academic and company bases; maintaining a project database and embedding project knowledge back into the company base. Experience of working in drug formulation is essential, and experience of working in a GMP/GLP environment is desirable. You will possess excellent communication and problem solving skills and a strong ability to plan, organise and work in team. This position forms part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). To find out more about KTP please visit: www.ktpws.org.uk. 

It is anticipated that following this 28 month appointment, there may be the opportunity for the candidate to be offered future employment directly with Capsugel. Capsugel (http://www.capsugel.com/) designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of innovative dosage forms for the biopharmaceutical and consumer health and nutrition industries. Our unique combination of science, engineering, formulation and capsule expertise enables our customers to optimize the bioavailability, targeted delivery and overall performance of their biopharmaceutical and consumer health and nutrition products. We partner with more than 4,000 customers in over 100 countries to create novel, high-quality and customized solutions that align with our customers’ evolving needs and benefit patients and consumers. 

The position will provide the unique opportunity for an enthusiastic graduate to be instrumental in the formulation, development and characterisation of a new product platform for a global organisation. Further details are available by contacting either Prof Yvonne Perrie (yvonne.perrie@strath.ac.uk) or Dr Wei Tian (WEI.TIAN@CAPSUGEL.COM).   

Initial interviews have been scheduled for 22.09.2017

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Yvonne Perrie, 0141 548 2244 or yvonne.perrie@strath.ac.uk

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