Current Openings

Tarveda Therapeutics is developing potent and selective miniature conjugates for the treatment of patients with solid tumors.

Position Summary:

The Senior Scientist, Analytical Development will work in multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment to advance preclinical and clinical programs at Tarveda. The Senior Scientist will be responsible for the execution of internal and outsourced analytical activities spanning pre‐clinical research and clinical program development. Additionally, the Senior Scientist will oversee key GMP regulated activities from initial feasibility and technology transfer through analytical method validation, material release and stability testing.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead technical projects spanning multiple initiatives in small molecule analytical and formulation development and CMC support. Technical project leadership and lab contributions, spanning multiple initiatives in small molecule analytical and formulation development and CMC support.
  • Technical and project management of GMP operations, testing vendors’ analytical / QC work and maintaining clear and efficient business relationships with vendors.
  • Contribute to strategy and execution relevant to Phase 2 & 3 clinical programs.
  • Collaborate with peers and effectively work in an energized, fast‐paced, cross‐functional, and results-oriented research team environment to deliver the objectives of Tarveda in a timely and cost-efficient manner that meets quality requirements.
  • Design, perform and lead internal and external analytical work supporting product development, characterization and understanding for process chemistry drug substance, drug product and key raw materials and intermediates.
  • Oversee and execute analytical and technology transfer activities, methods validation, material release and stability and OOS/OOT investigations.
  • Author SOP, methods, protocols, reports, CoA and contribute to regulatory submissions.
  • Interact closely with Quality, Process Chemistry, Drug Product Formulations and management to provide project updates, workflows and timelines/budgets.

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. in chemistry with 5+ years or B.S./M.S. with 8+ years of analytical experience in a regulated environment is required.
  • Deep understanding of analytical methodologies common to the pharmaceutical industry (e.g. HPLC, GC, MS, wet chemistry and process controls) to provide technical expertise towards methods development, quality control and troubleshooting both internally and externally.
  • Familiarity with formulation development for Parenteral products, lyophilization processes and delivery systems development.
  • Established background in analytical development and technical QC in a regulated environment.
  • Experience with managing and mentoring of less experienced scientific staff members.
  • Experience with vendor management of CMOs and/or CTLs for Drug Substance and Drug Products (Parenteral) programs is strongly preferred.

Required Competencies:

  • Team oriented
  • Effective communicator (written and verbal)
  • Detail oriented
  • Independent/self-motivated
  • Vendor Management
  • Results oriented
  • Multi-tasking
  • Strong sense of urgency

Some travel required, less than 10%

To apply, send resume to:

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Tarveda Therapeutics, Inc., 134 Coolidge Ave., Watertown, MA 02472