Research Scientist

Newtown, Pennsylvania
+ benefits and profit sharing
Dec 04, 2018
Jan 28, 2019
Field of specialization
Analytical, Organic, Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Full time

Novatia, LLC was founded in 2000 with a mission to develop high-valueproducts and services based on our expertise in automation, software development, and analytical & organic chemistry.  Our team of experienced scientists serve a wide variety of clients in the chemical, pharmaceutical and life science industries. We are currently seeking to add an appropriately qualified Organic Chemist / Separation Scientist to join our experienced isolation and identification team at our Newtown, PA location.

Candidate profile:

  • Ph.D. degree in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry and familiarity with separation science methodologies and demonstrated proficiency in application of chromatographic methods for isolation of components from mixtures.  Experience with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectrometry is also desirable, but not a requirement
  • Good interpersonal skills / strong verbal and written communication proficiency
  • Excellent hands-on, technical problem-solving ability
  • Goal-orientated team player with entrepreneurial spirit 
  • Post-graduate experience in an industrial setting preferred, but not required

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide organic chemistry perspective to project teams, analyzing potential chemical degradation pathways and likely issues surrounding sample preparation for reactive intermediates used to prepare pharmaceuticals
  • Design and execute experimental work to isolate and determine the structure of API, drug product impurities and degradants
  • Participate in management of projects, interfacing with clients in setting deliverable objectives and updating progress
  • Analyze data independently or as part of a multidisciplinary research team preparing and communicating results verbally and/or as written technical reports 
  • Help troubleshoot and maintain instrumentation 
  • Assist in marketing current and developing new service offerings

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits with performance-based profit sharing 
  • Mentorship to help succeed in an entrepreneurial, client-based environment 
  • Opportunity to grow in proportion with growth of the business 

More information about Novatia can be found on our website:

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