Careers

Our talented employees are an asset to our company and are the key to our continued success. We create an unlimited stage for employees to apply their skills and realize their potentials, while contributing to the growth of our company.

We are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and qualified scientists to join our elite team. If you are one of them and enjoy working in a vibrant and passionate work environment, please send you resume/CV to Career_US@crystalpharmatech.com, and denote the Job Title of the position for which you are applying.


Job Title: Associate Research Scientist

Job Description

The Associate Research Scientist will report directly to a Senior Research Scientist and handle all areas of solid-state research applied to API and early formulation development. This includes crystal form screening, single crystal growth, early formulation development, and all aspects of physicochemical characterization. The candidate will develop experimental designs and must actively communicate across multiple functional areas. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Possess B.Sc. or M. Sc. degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, or related field

  • Must have hands-on laboratory experience with a research project and report writing during undergraduate studies, internship, or Master of Science studies; or minimum 1-year industrial lab experience is required

  • Demonstrate fundamental understanding of the scientific principles governing the above-mentioned research project or industrial lab work 

  • Fundamental general chemistry and physical organic chemistry knowledge (the knowledge will be tested during the interview)

  • A background in topics including thermodynamics, polymorphism, crystallization, API, and formulation process development is preferred

  • Hands-on HPLC experience is a plus

  • Display excellent lab skills with ability to quickly learn instrumentation

  • Display a high-level of innovation and practical ingenuity

  • Always diligent in scientific rigor displaying a high-level of integrity

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Crystal form screening, scale-up, full characterization

  • DSC, mDSC, TGA, KF, GC, HPLC, XRPD, PLM use and data interpretation

  • Single crystal growth 

  • HPLC method development

  • Instrument use and theoretical training will be provided during the 3-month probation period.


Job Title: Business Development (BD) Director / Senior BD Director – West Coast or Boston Based

Job Description

The BD Director Position or Senior BD Director is responsible for leading the business development activities to find and cultivate client business opportunities that result in increasing revenue and market share of Crystal Pharmatech, and effectively managing the teams associated with securing new business in the small to midsize biotech and Pharma. The BD Director will report directly to the Head of US Business Development.

This BD director position will be primarily based in the US and it can be a work from home position with significant travel required. Preferred locations are: Boston, San Diego, San Francisco.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serve as Business Development Representative in the USA for Global Business Development Team and perform all associated duties as resourcing requires; Interact with clients as needed to explain Company’s operational strategy and related budgeting approaches; and conduct pricing negotiations

  • Manages and mentors the BD team to maintain the highest level of professionalism and responsiveness during the entire process; Provides leadership and task-related supervision to the BD team

  • Responsible for the client and opportunity data collection and integrity in CRM tool

  • (e.g. Track and report the status of upcoming opportunities, calculate and track corporate win rates on a regular basis)

  • Develop new proposals and secure new business. Advises BD team on prospecting and closing new projects. Monitor monthly, quarterly, and annual BD proposals and review with the global team on regular basis

  • Work closely with RD team and PM team to streamline project execution and completion

  • Responsible for development and management of annual BD budget

  • Work with the Global Business Development Team, as well as Operations to ensure consistent messaging and approaches on global projects, proposals, and marketing materials, attend annual marketing events at industry conferences

Qualifications Requirements

  • Possess a PhD, MS or BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science or related field

  • Experience at a solid state research or crystallization development , CMC, formulation CRO/CDMO is highly preferred

  • Ability to work effectively as an individual or a part of a team and to exhibit effective interpersonal, communication and networking skills

  • Understands clients' needs and proactively develop business needs

  • Up to 50% travel is required, domestic/international, daily/ overnight

Physical Requirements     

  • Be able to travel for long distances in various methods of transportation (i.e.  car, airplane, shuttle bus, etc.)

  • Be able to navigate to and from site locations, hotel, and airports with personal luggage and laptop


Job Title: Senior Scientist II of Biologics Analytical Development – Mass Spectrometry

Job Description

The successful candidate will be a leader in the development and management of biologics mass spectrometric, LC-MS and other relevant mass spectrometric methods for the characterization and lot release of biological product candidates. The Senior Scientist will independently develop and qualify analytical mass spectrometry methods to both characterize and lot release of biologics. The Senior Scientist will also effectively manage a small team of Scientists and Research Associates to carry out method development and characterization of biologics, stability assessment, pre-formulation and formulation process development, optimization, and troubleshooting using LC-MS and MS/MS. The candidate must actively assist the biological analytical development group to communicate analytical data across multiple functional areas including analytical and formulation development, project management, and manufacturing.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Job Requirements: Ph.D. in Chemistry / Biochemistry or in related field with 5-8+ yrs. (or master’s degree in relevant field with 8-12+ yrs.) of relevant experience in analytical method development and structural characterization of biologics using mass spectrometry supporting CMC sections for IND, IMPD/CTA, and BLA submissions

  • 2+ years of demonstrated team leadership of Research Associates / Scientists as well as project management

  • Essential hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art instrumentation and modern analytical techniques (e.g., mass spectroscopy, peptide mapping, post-translational modification analysis including glycosylation/oligosaccharide characterization, HPLC, UPLC, capillary electrophoresis, fluorescence spectroscopy, circular dichroism, light scattering, process residuals, and Compendial assays)

  • Extensive experience with characterization of biologics (including process- & product-impurities/degradation product characterization), method development/qualification/validation, and tech transfer supporting early and late-stage development for proteins/peptides, monoclonal antibodies, protein conjugates (e.g., pegylation, etc.), antibody-drug conjugates, vaccines, etc.

  • Clear understanding of formulation development and stability studies as well as upstream/downstream processing is desired

  • Familiarity with cGMP-compliance and Quality/Regulatory Affairs, including a clear understanding of phase-appropriate CMC regulatory requirements is preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to set clear and measurable goals for staff and prioritize tasks and resources to achieve superior work quality and efficiency

  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills, be able to communicate effectively to senior management, cross-functional teams, and collaborators/partners

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Mentor and manage scientists at M.S./PhD level

  • Work with partners to support complex scientific projects

  • Manage projects scope, budget, and timelines

  • Manage and maintain Mass Spectrometer/s along with troubleshoot the instrument problems

  • Develop mass spectral methods to characterize biologics

  • Ability to conceptualize, develop and implement new mass methods to characterize biologics using mass spectrometry