Sr Scientist II Small Molecule Formulation

  • 155000 USD - 155000 USD
  • Alameda, United States
  • Permanent

Meet's partnered with an Oncology biotech in the SF East Bay Area on an exciting new search for a talented Senior Scientist, Small Molecule Formulation!


You'll be responsible for driving science-based formulation development and strategy for small molecule projects from first-in-human formulations to commercial development while engaging with key stakeholders to support program timelines and goals.



  • Drive formulation development by integrating physicochemical properties, solid-state properties, and preclinical to late-phase clinical and commercial formulations for solid oral dosages (tablets, capsules, etc.).
  • Cross-collaboration with process chemistry, analytical, clinical supply chain, quality, logistics, and CMOs for formulation development and manufacturing of CTM supplies.
  • Manage CMOs effectively to meet KPIs and other analytics.
  • Prepares and organizes data for presentation
  • Maintain laboratory notebook in a complete, consistent, and concise manner in accordance with company policies.
  • Adheres to good health and safety practices and compliance with applicable EH&S rules and participates in mandatory safety training programs.
  • Travels to CMOs and monitors CTM manufacturing as expected. ~20%



  • PhD in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering or other relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Extensive experience with formulation development of solid oral formulations (tablets, capsules, others) from FIH to CTM supplies manufacturing and commercial supplies.
  • Hands-on experience with developing suitable formulation for various routes of administration primarily solid oral formulations.
  • Experience in QbD-based formulation development including statistical design, utilization of scale-independent process parameters, and evaluation of experimental results in designing bioavailable, robust, scale-able formulations.
  • Experience working in-house and managing work at CMOs/CDMOs is preferred.
  • This is a lab-based role, and the candidate is expected to be on-site based on company policies.


Martin Wenzel Division Director

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