Material Characterisation Scientist - solid state

Job Ref: J31469
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 17 April 2019
  • Sandwich, Kent, England, UK Ramsgate Road Sandwich Kent UK CT13 9NJ
  • £14.72 - £15.60 per Hour
  • Tolu Kuforiji
  • 01618682248

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Job Title: Material Characterisation Scientist

Location: Sandwich, Kent

Contract: 12 Months

Pay Rate: £14.72-£15.60 an hour (circa £28,000-£30,000 per annum)

SRG is working with a biopharmaceutical company who are leaders in their field, producing a range of over 100 medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

They are currently seeking a Material Characterisation Scientist to support advanced characterisation methods to evaluate the physical and other solid state properties of materials (ranging from the input active pharmaceutical ingredients [APIs] to excipients and final dosage forms).


  • Determining physical properties of APIs and excipients using a range of characterisation techniques including pXRD
  • Solid-state characterisation of APIs and excipients using thermodynamic techniques such as DSC and TGA
  • Evaluate, interpret and report results using presentations and technical reports to be understood by the wider customer base


  • Hold a degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Pharmaceutical Science or a relevant scientific subject
  • Knowledge and experience of modern solid state particle characterisation techniques such as particle size, shape and surface area
  • Laboratory experience of a range of analytical techniques including XRD/pXRD, DSC, TGA, for the screening and analysis of solid forms/polymorphs

Apply online today. Please contact Tolu Kuforiji on 0161 868 2248 for more information on the role.

17/05/2019 08:29:36
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