Assistant Scientist


New Brunswick, New Jersey

12 days ago

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Job Description

Title: Assistant Scientist
Duration: 12 months
Location: New Brunswick, NJ, 08901

Job Description:
The Assistant Scientist is responsible for supporting studies to establish oral solid formulations. This includes execution of laboratory and pilot plant work, design experimental formulation studies, and conduct material characterization and formulation testing.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge of oral solid dose formulation development and unit operations including powder blending, milling, granulation, tablet compression and film-coating
• Knowledge of data trending and tracking, including use of statistical analysis software a plus.
• Demonstrate advanced problem-solving ability / mentality, technical adeptness, and logical thinking.
• Ability to communicate honestly, transparently, and effectively with peers, department management and cross functional peers.

Education and Experience:
• Requires a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering or related engineering discipline (advanced degree preferred).
• Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience
• Previous experience working in oral solid formulation and process development.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
• Experience conducting powder characterization including powder flow, particle size analysis

• Conduct development activities related to developing oral formulations
• Design and optimize formulation using design of experience approach
• Conduct material characterization

• The incumbent will be working 10% to 20% of the time in an office environment.
• The incumbent will be working 80% to 90% of the time in a manufacturing and/or laboratory setting.
• The incumbent may travel between NJ sites Summit and New Brunswick sites to access different laboratories and equipment for the execution of experiments.

Additional Job Requirements: 

Lab w/o blood & animal
Position Handles Hazardous Materials


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Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $33.00/daily.