• Scientist II (Pharma Analytical R&D) (On-Site)

    Bausch Health Naperville, IL 60540

    Job #2255071457

  • Scientist II (Pharma Analytical R&D) (On-Site) (8525)

    Career Opportunities: Scientist II (Pharma Analytical R&D) (On-Site) (8525)

    Requisition ID 8525 - Posted - Analytical Sciences - R&D - US - Petaluma, CA - City (392)

    Bausch Health is a global company that develops, manufactures, and markets a differentiated product portfolio across multiple high-growth therapeutic areas including Gastroenterology, Generics, Neurology, Ortho Dermatologics, and Dentistry. We are delivering on our commitments as we build an innovative company dedicated to advancing global health. Each day, Bausch Health products are used by over 150 million people around the world.

    Our approximately 7,000 employees are united around our mission of improving people's lives with our health care products.

    Designs and performs complex analytical experiments and procedures to support drug development. Provides technical leadership and management for a team of scientists and/or chemists in support of drug development activities under GLP and cGMP regulations. Interprets and applies pharmaceutical guidelines, such as, ICH, CDER, USP, etc. to develop and validate analytical test methods in support of oral and dermal drug product development. Provides troubleshooting advice based on job holder's expert laboratory skills. Provides leadership for Analytical Sciences' projects and provides input in the proposal and budget process.

    • Ensures that day-to-day laboratory work is scientifically sound and in accordance with protocols, standard operating procedures, and regulations.

    • Identifies analytical test method goals to support the different product development stages and develops accurate and robust analytical test methods

    • Performs complex analytical testing with accuracy and efficiency

    • Provides a high level of experimental design and data interpretation

    • Identifies problems and provides troubleshooting for analytical processes and analytical problems

    • Proactively reviews operations and contributes to development of standard operating procedures and training programs

    • Independently prepares Analytical Sciences' validation protocols and reports

    • Effectively communicates with managers and staff inside and outside the department on project status and problems encountered

    • Ensures accurate calculations and documents work in compliance with Bausch Health procedures

    • Performs final review of notebooks and data for staff members

    • May provide training, supervision and scheduling assistance for technicians and other chemists in areas of expertise

    • Represents department on project teams

    • Actively participates in or leads laboratory safety programs


    • Master's degree and about 7 plus years or PhD with about 3 plus years' experience in chemistry or related scientific field with extensive experience in analytical laboratory environment to support development of solid, semi-solid or dosage forms with complex matrices for oral, topical and /or other pharmaceutical application

    • Experienced in analytical development and validation to support pharmaceutical products development with emphasis in analytical chemistry techniques and application. Enhanced knowledge of analytical chemistry to develop complex and unique methods for formulation development

    • Organic chemistry working knowledge desirable for recognition of potential degradation pathways, drug-excipient interaction.

    • High technical expertise in investigative and characterization methodologies such as LCMS, NMR, PXRD, DSC to support drug product characterization and stability assessment.

    • AQbD and statistical software experience desirable

    • Ability to exercise independent intellectual judgment based on the individual's specialized skills in the field of science

    • Able to train others

    • Advanced troubleshooting skills

    • Technical project leadership abilities

    • Safety minded in performance of duties

    • Quality minded with ability to perform work with accuracy and in accordance with established procedures

    • Effectively communicates with managers and team members

    • Organized and able to perform duties in a timely manner

    • Must have sufficient manual dexterity to perform laboratory testing in a manner to provide precise and accurate results and work in a safe manner

    • Vision must be suitable for performing detailed inspections

    • May be required to move items weighing up to 25 lbs.

    • May be required to stand for long periods of time to perform laboratory work

    • Individual is required to wear and use appropriate protective equipment in laboratory areas

    • Must be able to work with standard laboratory chemicals and biological materials under normal safety precautions

    • Must be able to work with computers, general laboratory instrumentation, and chromatographic instrumentation

    • Able to clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

    This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Petaluma, CA

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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    Bausch Health is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.