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Analytical Research Associate for innovative Drug Delivery Company (m/f)

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Description of Company
Novaliq GmbH is an established drug delivery company based in the Heidelberg Technology Park. It uses an exceptional carrier platform, “semifluorinated alkanes” (SFA), to develop pharmaceutical (Rx) and Over-the-Counter (OTC) products with superior drug delivery properties. The results are better efficacy, higher patient compliance and fewer side effects. Seen from commercial viewpoint, this allows for life cycle management and line extensions.
The company is in the process of expanding from research start up to mature pharma. This also incorporates changes in company culture and style of management. 
Collaborations with big pharma and universities create steady flow of new development projects. One Rx product has recently successfully completed its Phase 1 study and an OTC product is about to be launched (1st October 2015). Additional products are under development which will be licensed out to marketing & sales partners. The company is financed by a German highly reputable investor in biotech, Dievini Hopp Bio Tech Holding GmbH & Co. KG. The team shows high diversity with members of many cultures and educational backgrounds.
The pharmaceutical development group is looking for research associates/scientists to support work within their R&D/Formulation groups.
Laboratory Manager
Direct Reports / Colleagues
None at the moment but may be added, depending on own expertise and organization development.
Primary Purpose of Position
To take responsibility for development of new Rx & OTC products.
Major Duties of Position
*Carrying out the analysis of samples in the laboratory
*Ensuring that appropriate laboratory procedures & processes are applied
*To complete test data in time and security
*To take care for technical protocols, reports, SOPs, specifications in ISO and GMP
*Working in compliance with company regulations included HSE
*Ensuring equipment is fit for purpose
*Suitable degree in life sciences like chemistry or pharmacy
Business Experience
*Several years in pharmaceutical / biotech R&D / Formulation group / GMP environment
*Experience in biopharmaceuticals is an advantage
*Also experience of using various analytical techniques such as HPLC & GC
German / English on international working standard
*Social skills should comply with national and international standards in biotech and pharma
*Keeps targets and deadlines, reliable, motivated to contribute to the overall success of the team
Project Management and organization of work flow should be effectively
The style of collaboration and leadership is team oriented, open discussion, supportive, inclusive atmosphere, no politics, target oriented 
In line with fast development of company and own performance additional tasks may be assigned.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to be part of an exciting, growing company and the option to directly contribute to and benefit from the success of the organization.
A competitive salary will be offered dependent on experience.
For further information or in case of any questions interested applicants should contact Martina Hickl on +49 (0)6221-50259-0 or by email: jobs@novaliq.de.

Contact detail

How to apply:
Please send your application (written in English and indicating the reference number J-ARA0715) by email to jobs@novaliq.de.
Send application to
Novaliq GmbH
Martina Hickl
Im Neuenheimer Feld 515
D-69120 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0)6221-50259-0

Job profile

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Germany (Baden-Württemberg)
Working place
69120 Heidelberg
Area of expertise
Chemistry, Biology & Life Sciences, Pharmaceutics, Biotechnology, Chemical & Process Engineering, Medical Engineering