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Head of Laboratory - Chemical Characterization (m/f/d)

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or related discipline - alternatively Master's degree with several years professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Longtime professional experience in leading scientists and technicians within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Several years of relevant experience in the area of chemical analysis and physicochemical characterization of new chemical entities (focus on small molecules but also including peptides and oligonucleotides)
  • State of the art knowledge in analytical technologies (e.g. HPLC-UV/MS, spectroscopic methods, light scattering)
  • An excellent overview of scientific literature and an already established scientific network round up your profile
  • In your new role, you lead a team focused on the physicochemical / analytical characterization (e.g. stability, purity, solubility) of new molecular entities with focus on small molecules but also including peptides and oligonucleotides
  • You work in close collaboration with colleagues in Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC) development functions to assure a seamless transfer of clinical development candidates from research to development
  • Responsibility for outsourcing activities of the group at contract research organizations is part of your profile too
  • You coordinate the supervision of different IT systems within the group (e.g. LIMS, EMPOWER, compound databases)
  • It is also part of your responsibility to ensure high-level education and personal development of the team through the scientific and technological guidance of technicians
  • In international research project teams, you represent all CMC related topics, you actively contribute to the characterization and selection of clinical development candidates and you provide CMC specific scientific guidance to the team

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Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
88397 Biberach