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Then Incyte is the pharmaceutical company for you. While our pipeline demonstrates the ability to compete with much larger pharmaceutical companies in selecting compelling targets and creating high-quality drug candidates, our smaller size enables employees to see the direct impact of their contributions on the direction of the company. Due to our smart, agile culture and cutting-edge science, we delivered a novel, first-to-market product in an unmet medical need in 2011 - the first in the company's history.

Opportunities for taking on new and/or additional responsibilities, in addition to advancement, are a key element in our culture. Add to that a science-based, fast-paced work environment and you’ve got an exciting company in which to work.

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Research Investigator, Pharm Development

Department: Global Pharma Development
Location: Incyte Corporate Headquarters

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. 

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary  (Primary function)
The Research Investigator, Pharmaceutical Development provides pharmaceutical development support for assigned drug development programs.  The position conducts formulation testing, works with CMO for clinical supply, packaging and labeling, technology transfer, and process validation in support of pharmaceutical development activities related to drug product.

Essential Functions of the Job  (Key responsibilities)

  • Support preclinical API version and form selection.
  • Develop formulations for use in toxicology studies
  • Perform preclinical formulation and analytical development
  • Develop bioenhanced formulations for low solubility compounds (BCS 2/4)
  • Develop phase appropriate formulations for use in clinical studies.
  • Perform analytical and stability testing.
  • Improve existing formulations.
  • Oversee activities at external contract labs.
  • Author technical reports.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

  • B.S./M.S. in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience developing new chemicals.
  • Previous pharmaceutical development experience required.
  • Sound technical knowledge of solid dosage forms and various processing techniques.
  • Knowledge of topical product development and pediatric formulation is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage workload independently.
  • Ability to work within a team and communicate effectively.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.   Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.


Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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