Senior Scientist

Location
Branford, Connecticut
Salary
Pay and benefits commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 15, 2017
Closes
Oct 14, 2017
Field of specialization
Analytical, Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Physical
Job Type
Full time

FreeThink Technologies, Inc. is a rapidly growing company with a mission to be the world leader in the science and technology of stability.   FreeThink conducts laboratory studies both for international client pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and consumer product companies and develops its own new technologies.  Our scientists work on a wide variety of projects including: mechanistic and scientific investigations; development of stability-indicating methods; rapid shelf-life determinations based on our ASAPprime® software; quality cGMP stability studies (ICH); and creative stability problem solving often involving formulation and packaging development.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Scientist to work in our facilities in Branford, Connecticut

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Working with customers to conduct R&D projects at FreeThink
    • Developing hypotheses and setting experimental plans
    • Supporting customer-sponsored and independent R&D emphasizing rapid shelf-life determination
    • Directing laboratory scientists
    • Writing reports
  • Leading R&D activities within target research areas and defining new areas of research
  • Publishing papers on findings in peer-reviewed journals and presenting work at scientific conferences

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ph.D. in chemistry (pharmaceutical, analytical, physical), chemical engineering, or related scientific discipline
  • Record of independent research and scientific creativity
  • Evidence of excellent scientific writing
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis for any employer without the need for sponsorship

PREFERRED:

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Supervisory experience

BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR FREETHINK TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDE:

  • Compensation package commensurate with experience, stock options, matching 401K savings plan, health plan
  • Beautiful and convenient coastal Connecticut location near New Haven
  • Flexible work environment

FreeThink is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, disability status or age.