Job Title: Scientist, Analytical Chemistry
Date Posted: 10-04-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston North
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Doctorate
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: TransForm Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Company Website:
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Job Description:


Work with the Pharmaceutical Chemistry team to develop analytical methods to uncover the
underlying physical organic chemistry mechanisms;
Work with the Pharmaceutical Development team to develop and validate analytical methods to
assess the purity, potency and stability of small molecule drug formulations;
Represent the Analytical Sciences group on both long term projects, bringing products to the
market place and short term projects, providing a rapid service to our clients integrating
with our high throughput methods;
Work with our Analytical QC team to perform analytical technology transfer to contract
Develop and write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), validation protocols and reports in
compliance with cGMP; Represent the Analytical Sciences team in regulatory discussions.



PhD degree or equivalent in Chemistry or related field;
4-6 years of methods development experience, with 2-3 years in pharmaceutical industry;
Understanding of a range of a wide range of analytical chemistry techniques eg. HPLC, GC,
Mass. Spec, NMR etc. and also a strong appreciation for the underlying chemistry;
Firm understanding of data documentation and report writing by industry standards
Strong skills in experimental design and data interpretation;
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and an ability  to work across
scientific disciplines.

This is an excellent opportunity to build your analytical chemistry and leadership skills in a
fun, fast-paced dynamic and growing pharmaceutical company.  You will work with talented people
from various scientific disciplines to provide your expertise to novel research.  You will have
the opportunity to selectively publish the results of your research.    


Recently acquired by Johnson & Johnson, TPI is reinventing the pharmaceutical industry’s
approach to form and formulation, with a novel set of high-throughput automated platform
technologies, powered by state-of-the-art informatics and a scientific and managerial team
with deep experience in pharmaceuticals.  Through optimizing drug form and/or formulations, 

TransForm can enhance the clinical and commercial value of pharmaceutical products across the
entire product lifecycle.   TransForm is using these capabilities to develop its own
proprietary product portfolio, with two products in the clinic and a robust product pipeline. 


Along with an exceptional culture, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package,
an entrepreneurial environment, and the opportunity for employees to enhance their careers and
achieve greater levels of responsibility as the company grows.  TPI is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.  For more information, please visit our website at  


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