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Pfizer Associate Scientist, Formulation & Process Design (non PhD) in Groton, Connecticut


Pfizer's Drug Product Design group is seeking team members with a desire to bring new, cutting edge medicines to patients around the world. Our team members use science and technology to design, characterize and develop drug product formulations from candidate selection to commercial launch. You will be able to leverage your existing scientific knowledge, as well as develop in new areas, to evaluate the chemical & physical stability, bioperformance and manufacturability of the drug product across a diverse range of therapeutic areas.

This laboratory-based position offers the opportunity for cross-training and growth in multiple technical areas to encourage a flexible working environment. Enjoy the entrepreneurial mindset and infrastructure to develop new technologies and processes for drug delivery while having access to the resources of a larger company. Excellent laboratory and communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to solve technical problems, and the diligence to maintain thorough electronic laboratory notebook records of work performed are required.


  • With guidance, conduct scientific studies to support design of clinical/commercial formulations and provide solutions to technical problems.

  • Effectively communicate experimental observations and results either verbally or via written format.

  • Follow instructions to complete assignments that are often time-sensitive, and contribute to the completion of project experiments and milestones.

  • Record experimental details and data into an electronic laboratory notebook.

  • Review the laboratory experiments and other written records of fellow scientists.

  • Ensure safe working practices are followed and maintained both in own and others' work.


MINIMUM: B.S. in pharmaceutical science, chemistry, biology, physics, or related field with 0-2 years relevant experience.


DESIRABLE: B.S. with 1-2 years of relevant hands on laboratory experience. Comfort in using computational models.

Other Job Details:

  • Eligible for Relocation Package: yes

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: yes


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