Friday, March 8, 2013

Job openings at Catalent Pharma Solutions (Morrisville, NC)

Chris Wittum of Catalent Pharma Solutions (Morrisville, NC) writes in with a raft of job openings. I'm going to summarize a few of these positions for you here, but you should really go check out their website as well. Chris would like to connect with potential applicants via LinkedIn.

There are so many that I'm going to post them under the jump (wow, there's a first!)

Thanks to Chris for thinking of the blog, and other chemists.

  • Associate Scientist, Inhalation 
    • Education and Experience: Master’s degree and 0 years related experience, Bachelor’s degree and >2 years related experience or Associate’s degree and >4 years related experience or equivalent
    • Prior experience with HPLC required, prior experience working in a cGMP regulated environment required
  • Scientist, Early Development
    • Education and Experience: Doctoral degree, Masters degree, or Bachelors degree in chemistry. PhD and 0-2 years related experience, MS and 4-6 years related experience, BS and 7-9 years related experience, or equivalent education, experience and training.
    • Technical Skills: HPLC is required, experience performing method validation is required, 
    • Experience with some of the following technical skills is required: GC, UPLC, UV, CE, dissolution
    • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment is preferred, Experience with proteins or peptides is preferred
(There's a Lead Scientist, Early Development position also available with similar requirements, but more experience desired.) 
  • NMR Scientist
    • Education and Experience: Doctoral degree, Masters degree, or Bachelors degree, in chemistry. PhD and 0 years related experience, MS and >3 years related, experience, BS and >8 years related experience.
    • Required Techniques: NMR method development and validation, advanced troubleshooting (Varian/Agilent preferred)
    • Analytical, Biochemistry or Physical Chemistry Background
  • Associate Scientist, Analytical Stability
    • Education and Experience: Master’s degree and 0 years related experience; Bachelor’s degree and >2 years related experience; or Associate’s degree and >4 years. 
    • Specifically, this position supports analytical stability. Desired technique experience includes HPLC, dissolution, Karl Fischer

  • Lead Scientist, Inorganic Analysis
    • Education: Advanced degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or other Physical or Natural Science is required (Masters or PhD)
    • Some experience with clinical (biological) samples preferred. The selected candidate will be required to interact with customers to design and implement studies.
    • Experience managing projects and leading teams is required. A record of publications and presentations is necessary as this position has both high corporate and customer-facing visibility.
    • Minimum 3 years of industry experience, supervisory experience is preferred
    • Knowledge: Atomic Spectroscopy Techniques such as FAAS, GFAAS, ICP-MS, ICP-AES (OES), CV AA, Sample Preparation Experience such as Microwave or Hot Block Digestions, Trace-Level Analysis, Method Development, Method Validation, Statistical analysis for Design-of-Experiments is preferred
    • Experience in a regulated environment is required (GMP/GLP)
  • Senior Scientist, Extractables and Leachables Solutions
    • Education and Experience: Doctorate in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or other Physical or Natural Science, Doctorate’s degree and 5+ years related experience; master’s degree, and 10+ years related experience; bachelor’s degree and 14+ years
    • Advanced coursework in quantitative analysis, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry and spectroscopy
    • Knowledge: Proven supervisor of technical staff, Trace Organic Analysis techniques such as GCMS, LCMS and Headspace GCMS, High resolution mass spectrometry, Sample extraction experience such as Soxhlet, microwave and/or accelerated solvent extraction
    • Mass spectrometric and chromatographic method development
    • Extensive experience working within a cGMP facility


  1. The thing is, it appears that if you have validation/GMP experience, you can choose not just which part of country, but which block you want to work on.

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