Catalent Pharma Solutions Associate Scientist, Biologics in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description

Job Title

Associate Scientist, Biologics

Position Summary (Biologics)

The main activities will be to provide and report data, as required by project contracts within the Biologics Department. The data may be used for submission in Regulatory packages, release and stability testing of clinical and animal trial dose forms and in support of development projects.

The Role (daily responsibilities)

  • In support of large molecule therapeutics, execute laboratory work plan / schedule developed with input from supervisor or senior team member. Sample types include in-process, release or stability. Techniques may include any or all of the following:

  • Capillary and gel electrophoresis (e.g. CE-SDS, SDS-PAGE, icIEF, IEF, western blott, etc.)

  • Mass spectrometry (e.g. LCMS, GCMS, ICP-MS, for small and large molecules)

  • FTIR, NIR, Polarimetry (for small and large molecules as appropriate)

  • Particle size testing

  • Metals testing, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, AA (for small and large molecules)

  • CD, Intrinsic fluorescence, DSC, TGA

  • Compendial testing (e.g. viscosity, Osmolarity, osmolality, HIAC, etc.)

  • E-tongue (for small and large molecules as appropriate)

  • Other technologies/methodologies as required by management

  • In support of large molecule therapeutics, under direction, may perform method validation or transfer activities.

  • Perform activities under cGMP as appropriate.

  • May draft technical documents such as methods or certificates of analysis.

  • Performs parallel review of laboratory documentation and may become qualified to perform technical review of documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance.

  • Trains others on laboratory techniques.

  • Assists in the execution of efficiency improvement project with guidance.

  • All other duties as assigned.

The Candidate (requirements)

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology or closely related physical science.

Position Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment

  • 19 days of paid time off annually

  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team

  • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process

About Catalent

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where our professionals work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market, for the benefit of patients globally.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. ™Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities, or contact us at

+1 877 503 9493.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

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Catalent = Catalyst + Talent

Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!

Grow with us. Be challenged. Make a personal impact.

Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if…

  • You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).

  • You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year – more than any branded drug maker in the world!

  • You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.

  • You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.

  • You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking for YOU!

  • See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.