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Research Associate I, Product Development

Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Job # 12222887
Date Posted: 04-24-2019
Research Associate I, Product Development
Durham, North Carolina 27703
$20-$21 per hour DOE
6-month contract

As the Research Associate I, Product Development, you will support metered dose inhaler (MDI) product development from product definition stages to product approval and launch by conducting development and analytical experiments. 

  • Conduct laboratory work related to advancing product quality and performance. 
  • Complete valve force profiling using texture analyzer. 
  • Perform simulated user testing implementing the use of FD-10 for firing down MDIs. 
  • Total can assay using HPLC for analysis. 
  • Review and sign off on colleagues’ notebooks. 
  • Perform data review and transcription verification of technical documents (e.g., reports, regulatory filings). 
  • Handle and fire down of MDIs. 
  • Effectively document experiments and results. 
  • Communicate project status and concerns to team. 

  • BS in chemistry, pharmaceutics, biology or engineering is preferred. Some chemistry laboratory course work required. 
  • 0-2+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience. 
  • Hands-on laboratory experience with a variety of techniques and equipment is desirable; HPLC/GC experience is preferred. 
  • Familiar with safe laboratory practices.
  • Previous experience working with hazardous materials is preferred. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and through technical writing (documentation of laboratory experiments). 
  • If necessary, must be willing to shave facial hair for respirator use as part of lab responsibilities as needed.
Please submit your resume for consideration!
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