AbbVie PostDoc Analytical Development Speciation (m/w) – limited for 2 years in Ludwigshafen, Germany

PostDoc Analytical Development Speciation (m/w) – limited for 2 years

Germany, Rhinland-Palatinate, Ludwigshafen

Research & Development

Requisition #1803397

  • Systematic evaluation of in vitro methods for fundamental investigation on the formation of species during drug release of amorphous solid dispersion formulations and their impact on bioavailability

  • Development and implementation of highly sensitive analytical methods for the separation and identification of species in dissolved amorphous solid dispersions

  • Systematic investigation of transport processes of poorly-soluble drugs across membranes

  • Manufacturing of oral pharmaceutical formulations in collaboration with Pharmaceutical Development

  • Transfer of the developed methods to pilot development projects and implementation into routine usage

  • Active participation in international and interdisciplinary project teams within Pharmaceutical R&D

  • Documentation of scientific results in patent applications and publications

  • Presentation of scientific concepts and results within the company and externally

  • Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences with strong pharmacological background or Ph.D. in related sciences

  • Extensive experience in characterizing transport processes of pharmaceutical formulations via artificial and biological membranes, in dissolution testing and particle characterization of pharmaceutical formulations

  • Extensive expertise and practical experience in in vitro methods to study drug dissolution and bioavailability

  • Experience in separation and characterization of particles formed from pharmaceutical formulations including, e.g. asymmetric field flow fractionation and light scattering detection

  • Proven track record in assessing and optimizing analytical techniques

  • Knowledge in pharmacokinetic and in vivo – in vitro correlation are advantageous

  • Collaborative team player and excellent communicator

  • Ability to effectively collaborate in global, interdisciplinary project teams with members from adjacent disciplines including Formulation, DMPK and Pharmacometrics

  • Systematic work style and analytical thinking

  • Fluent English language skills

  • Good German language skills (German proficiency certificate B2 or higher)

We are looking forward to your application. Please provide information about your salary expectations and possible start date in your motivation letter.

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