(Senior) Associate Scientist Solid Formulation Of Novel Oral Modalities

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About Johnson & Johnson
At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.
Global Chemical and Pharmaceutical Development & Supply (CPDS) is within the Discovery, Product Development & Supply (DPDS) organization of Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson responsible for the development of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms. Development centers are located in the US, Asia and Europe.
For the location in Europe (Belgium, Beerse) there is a vacancy for an Associate scientist for solid formulation of novel oral modalities
In the Oral Solid Development department in Beerse, Belgium, we are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated colleague who shares our ambition to develop break-through products based on orally available versions of peptides, proteins and other modalities currently typically delivered via parenteral injection.
Oral Solid Development (OSD) consists of 45+ dedicated and enthusiastic colleagues from ten different nationalities. Within OSD, a team focusing on Novel Oral Modalities for Advanced Drug Delivery (NOMADd) is established. NOMADd’s ambition is to develop new formulation concepts for oral delivery of macromolecules and non-conventional small molecules, and our tasks comprise activities of formulation and coordination within pre-formulation, biopharmaceutics, biophysics, analysis, DMPK and generation of intellectual property.
As an associated scientist within NOMADd your main objective will be to focus on formulation of peptides, therapeutic proteins and other macromolecules into oral solid dosage forms. You will be involved in daily planning and execution of formulation activities, such as small-scale preparation of tablets, encapsulation, GI-targeting, etc. You will engage in follow-up of the scientific work, appropriately document the scientific data and secure progress of the project deliverables on the product portfolio. The formulation work will be done in close collaboration with other scientists as well as with our experienced laboratory technicians. You will work closely together with Pharmacology, Analysis, DMPK and other R&D teams. You will contribute to intellectual property, knowledge sharing & troubleshooting. This job opportunity will offer you a job with a high level of independence and flexibility.
  • You must hold a relevant M.Sc degree with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience, preferably in Pharmaceutical Technology.
Experience and Skills:
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus.
  • You have experience and knowledge of oral formulation technologies and oral drug delivery opportunities.
  • It will be an advantage if you have experience with patents or from an R&D setting and/or specific knowledge of oral delivery of macromolecules combined with pharmaceutical formulation experience.
  • You have a flexible mind-set which is helpful in the ever-changing project environment.
  • To make your ideas practical, you must possess a certain amount of innovation and creativity and be able to think and act unconventionally.
  • As you will work in an international organisation, you will need good network and interaction abilities and very good English skills – both written and spoken.
  • Key elements of success are innovation, customer focus, teamwork, international networking and building up the scientific knowledge/expertise.
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Belgium

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
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At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. As a focused healthcare company, with expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we’re empowered to tackle the world’s toughest health challenges, innovate through science and technology, and transform patient care. All of this is possible because of our people. We’re passionate innovators who put people first, and through our purpose-driven culture and talented workforce, we are stronger than ever. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com. Community Guidelines: http://www.jnj.com/social-media-community-guidelines
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