Thursday , February 29 2024

UFS Jobs – Specialist Pharmaceutical Scientist

Website University of the Free State

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate and manage scientific equipment and/or scientific processes in support of others’
  • Research or teaching.
  • Responsible for the use and management of laboratory space.
  • Conduct analytical related activities including analytical chromatographic method development.
  • Collect and analyse data.
  • Develop and prepare preclinical herbal formulations for compounds in discovery and preclinical development, design and conduct experiments to determine physicochemical and solid-state properties of new natural chemical entities.
  • Support herbal drug formulation development.
  • Represent formulations group in cross-functional meetings, prepare and present data as well as write development reports.
  • Train others in the use of scientific equipment and processes.
  • Assist Researchers with experimental design.
  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of lectures/ labs/ seminars or fieldwork.
  • Undertake supervision of students’ technical work.
  • Carry out administrative and/or compliance work within a department.
  • Carry out pharmaceutical contract research work.
  • Raise funding through grant applications and contract research.
  • Publish original science research papers.
  • Undertake contract industry research.
  • Participate in all departmental academic activities.
  • Produce scientifically publishable data.
  • Publish original science research and review papers.
  • Willingness and ability to work reliably on a flexible work schedule, Monday – Friday and some weekends or where pre-planned on public holidays, to meet the demands of the Pharmacology research group.

Job Requirements:

  • A PhD on NQF level 10 in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences (or related discipline) or equivalent with relevant research/ teaching experience or industry pharmaceutical development.
  • A minimum of three years’ relevant work experience in mammalian cell culture laboratories.
  • Laboratory management experience with proven record of experience.
  • Strong experience and knowledge in developing preclinical formulations to support discovery and toxicology studies.
  • Hands on experience in HPLC/LC-MS or any other analytical methods.
  • Strong knowledge of product formulation studies.

Job Details:

Company: University of the Free State

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bloemfontein

Application Deadline: N/A

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