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 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 perio


Job Title: Senior Research Scientist

Job Description

The senior research scientist will report directly to the Head of US Research and Development.  The successful candidate will handle all areas of solid-state research applied to API with a strong emphasis on early formulation development.  The candidate will develop experimental designs directly as well as provide technical consultation. The candidate must actively communicate across multiple functional areas including process chemistry, analytical chemistry and physical chemistry. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • PhD or MS in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or related field

  • Industry experience: 0-3 years of for scientists with PhD degree, 3-5 years for MSc

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

  • Experience with polymorph screening, solid phase characterization and selection, small scale crystallization

  • Experience with formulation strategies for PK, GLP Tox and FIH studies

  • Display a high-level of innovation and practical ingenuity

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

  • Project leadership and strong interpersonal skills required to effectively collaborate with team members and clients and set and manage expectations clearly

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Crystal form screening, scale-up, full characterization and evaluation

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

  • Single crystal growth and structure determination

  • HPLC method development

  • Supervises or coach lower-level scientists

  • Able to multitask and maintain multiple projects at one time


Job Title: Director of Biopharmaceutical Laboratory

Job Description

The Director of the Biopharmaceutical Laboratory will report directly to the Head of US Site. The successful candidate will develop and manage  all the areas of bioanalytical characterization of  biopharmaceutical candidates. The Director will independently and effectively guide the development team to carry out all  biochemical and biophysical characterization, stability assessment, preformulation and formulation  process development, optimization, and troubleshooting.  The candidate must actively communicate 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 Analytical Chemistry or related field with 8-12+ yrs. of relevant experience in analytical development and structural characterization of protein therapeutics supporting CMC sections for IND, IMPD/CTA, and BLA submissions

  • 5+ years of demonstrated staff/team leadership of Ph.D. Scientists/Senior Scientists as well as project management

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

  • Extensive experience with biophysical protein characterization (including process- & product-impurity/degradation product characterization), assay 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.

  • Thorough understanding of formulation development and stability analyses as well as upstream/downstream processing is desired

  • Familiarity with GMP-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.Sc./PhD level

  • Work with partners to support complex scientific projects

  • Manage projects scope, budget, and timelines