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Date: Jul 22, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


Senior Pharmaceutical Scientist/Engineer


About the role:

This individual is responsible for design and optimization formulation of drug delivery systems to support combination product development, preclinical and clinical studies.  This position is also responsible for characterizing physicochemical properties such as physical form, solubility, stability, and interaction of drug molecules with excipients. This includes experimental planning, design, data analysis and interpretation.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Consistently generates innovative and unique solutions to market needs and submits idea disclosures.  Work is expected to result in the development of new or refined products, processes or equipment.
  • Selects techniques to solve complex problems and make sound design recommendations.
  • Assay method development and validation
  • Release and stability testing at internal and external laboratories
  • Write CMC sections to support IDE and PMA submissions for combination products
  • Participate in cross-functional product development teams and provide technical support to sterilization process selection, packaging specification requirements, clinical manufacturing, quality assurance, analytical R&D, and regulatory affairs
  • The selected candidate must have an ability to collaborate effectively with other scientists in a multidisciplinary team environment and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills


What we’re looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutics), Chemistry (Physical, Organic, or Analytical), Biomedical Engineering or related technical field.
  • 1-3 years of industry experience in pharmaceuticals under a research and development environment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding and experience in pre-clinical model development
  • Previous experience with major analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, LC/MS, GC/MS, and NMR
  • Experience in practical lab-based Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics data analysis
  • Good understanding of cell biology, pharmacology, and biochemistry is highly desirable
  • Good understanding of controlled drug delivery systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutics and physical chemistry is a must
  • Substantial knowledge in assay method development and validation and familiarity with release and stability testing are desirable




About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 446944


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