At VIATRIS™, we see healthcare not as it is but as it should be. We act courageously and are uniquely positioned to be a source of stability in a world of evolving healthcare needs.
Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.
We do so via:
Access – Providing high quality trusted medicines regardless of geography or circumstance;
Leadership – Advancing sustainable operations and innovative solutions to improve patient health; and
Partnership – Leveraging our collective expertise to connect people to products and services.
Every day, we rise to the challenge to make a difference and here’s how the (Scientist) role will make an impact:
Key responsibilities for this role include:
Develop quantitative analytical methods for drug products, APIs, and potential impurities using techniques such as HPLC-Mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS), GC-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and other appropriate techniques.
Develop qualitative analytical methods for the analysis of drug products, APIs, and potential impurities using techniques such as HPLC-MS, GC-MS, Fourier Transform IR (FTIR) spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, powder X-ray diffraction, and other appropriate techniques
Characterize APIs, drug products, and potential impurities using analytical techniques such as FTIR spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Powder x-ray diffraction, BET Surface Area analysis, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS).
Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of materials by mass spectrometry and other techniques as required.
Author technical documents such as analytical methods and reports.
Apply sound scientific principles to perform laboratory research.
The minimum qualifications for this role are:
A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related discipline and 4-7 years of experience. The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 7 years of experience, a Master’s degree and at least 4 years of experience, or a Ph.D. and 0-3 years of experience. The preferred candidate will also have experience with mass spectrometry, optical spectroscopy, or other analytical characterization techniques. Related experience and/or education may be considered.
Must possess knowledge of modern analytical techniques and instrumentation employed in the characterization of pharmaceutical products, APIs, and related materials (e.g. HPLC, mass spectrometry, structural characterization techniques, spectroscopy, etc.). In addition, a general understanding of FDA’s current Good Manufacturing practices (cGMPs) is preferred.
Must possess excellent communication (oral and written), analytical and organizational, skills. Working knowledge of common computer software packages as well as instrument-specific control and data acquisition software is preferable. Must be able to multi-task and drive multiple projects and assigned responsibilities.
Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing English are preferred.
At Viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others.
Viatris is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.