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Natural Scientist as Lab Head Formulation Development - Ocular Drug Delivery (m/f)

 Bayer AG   Wuppertal Elberfeld
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care,
agriculture and high-tech polymer materials. As an innovation company, it sets trends
in research-intensive areas. Bayer’s products and services are designed to benefit
people and improve their quality of life. Bayer HealthCare combines the global
activities of the Animal Health, Consumer Care, Medical Care and Pharmaceuticals
divisions. Its aim is to discover, develop, manufacture and market products that will
improve human and animal health worldwide. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be
part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give
them the power to change.

Lab Head Formulation Development - Ocular Drug Delivery (m/f)


  • Take responsibility for formulation related product decisions and provide technical
    advice for early research teams as well as globally responsible development
    team in the field of ocular drug delivery/ophthalmic formulations
  • Evaluate and assess developability of drug product approaches for newly identified drug
    candidates as well as for established drug substances for new application routes and/or
    drug delivery systems
  • Define ocular formulation development and technology strategies and drive implementation
  • Develop, realize and implement creative and innovative concepts and intellectual property
    strategies to safeguard product developments in the field of ocular drug delivery/ophthalmic
  • Monitor performance of the team according to set targets, providing timely feedback and
    assuring the necessary people development


  • University degree in natural sciences with a PhD, preferably in pharmaceutics
  • Several years of prior experience in developing pharmaceutical dosage forms
  • Proven track record of developing ophthalmic formulations/ocular drug delivery sytems (e.g.
    eye drops, ocular injections, sustained release intravitreal formulations)
  • Proven experience in development, manufacturing, characterization and assessment of
    biodegradable depot formulations (biodegradable polymers, formulation options and
    manufacturing processes such as e.g. melt extrusion) and/or eye drop formulations
  • Experience in parental formulations (sterile liquids, aseptic processing, lyophilisation)
  • Proven skills and competence in respective scientific work
  • Ability to effectively challenge the status quo and underlying assumptions to uncover fresh
    innovations, with ability to drive ideas into results


In the beginning the position will be located in Berlin (for two years) and then moved to
Wuppertal (contractual place of employment).
We offer a competitive salary in an international environment as well as excellent
opportunities for professional and personal development. If your background and personal
experience fits this profile, please send us your complete application at,
submitting a cover letter, your CV and references as well as your salary expectation.
Wuppertal Elberfeld
Bayer HealthCare
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religion, philosophy, gender, age,
disability, appearance or sexual
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Bayer ist ein weltweit tätiges Unternehmen mit Kernkompetenzen auf den Life-Science-Gebieten Gesundheit und Agrarwirtschaft. Mit unseren Produkten und Dienstleistungen möchten wir den Menschen nützen und zur Verbesserung der Lebensqualität beitragen. Gleichzeitig wollen wir Werte schaffen durch Innovation, Wachstum und eine hohe Ertragskraft. Wir bekennen uns zu den...

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