Kelly Services Scientist in Lexington, Massachusetts

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Scientist (Developmental Specialist) in Lexington, MA to work a contract assignment for one of our top clients. Kelly Services is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

Duration of contract: 9 month contract

Schedule: Full-time, 40hrs/week, 8a-5p

Primary Responsibilities of the Scientist includes:

  • Complete assigned activities relating to design/interpretation of scientific experiments in pre-formulation / pharmaceutical property assessment

  • Responsible for the completion of pre-formulation and formulation experiments leading to the improvement of long-term stability of proprietary drug products

  • Develop freeze-dried/liquid formulation of biologics

  • Responsible for the analysis of stability samples

  • Interpret data from experiments performed to assess stability of drug substance and product

  • Works directly with other scientists, analytical staff, and quality groups internally to assure completion of delegated tasks that provided results are on-time, documented, technically sound and robust.

  • Author/review development documents

  • Works closely with Project leads

  • Interacts with external partners including testing laboratories, CROs and CMOs

  • Some domestic travel may be necessary

Education and Experience Requirements of the Scientist includes:

  • B.S and/or M.S in Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering

  • 3+ years industry experience in pre-formulation assessments, drug delivery or biologics formulation development • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong problem solving abilities with a strong work ethic and dedication to completion of assignments

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills

  • Familiar with the development of freeze-dried formulations of biologics, HPLC techniques such as reverse phase, SEC, IEC, and with cGMPs and Quality Assurance Guidelines

  • Must be well-organized and self-motivated, and possess an independent work style.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to deliver good presentations and well written technical documents.

  • Demonstrate sound scientific judgment in decision-making while keeping open communications to ensure that all work and deliverables are timely and of high quality

K elly Temporary Employee Perks:

  • Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase—and the coverage is portable*

  • Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

  • Weekly electronic pay options

  • Free online training campus available

  • Exclusive online employee community

  • Corporate discounts

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This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must submit your resumes. Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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