Opportunity for Senior Scientist at Nektar Therapeutics


Nektar Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of drug candidates that utilize its PEGylation and polymer conjugate technology platforms, which are designed to improve the benefits of drugs for patients. Its product pipeline consists of drug candidates across a number of therapeutic areas, including oncology, pain, anti-infectives, anti-viral and immunology. Nektar's research and development activities involve small molecule drugs, peptides and other potential biologic drug candidates.

Post : Sr. Scientist

Job Description
• Ensure activities conducted in AD are in compliance with established SOPs, procedures, systems, regulatory guidance without deviation from established procedures
• Evaluation and generation of data for IND/NDA filing
• Work very closely with key stake holders like QA and Process Chemistry
• Participates and present data to project teams. Communicate with teams on a regular basis and assist in development of department goals and strategies
• Train / manage / supervise RAs and Scientists to perform routine AD lab operation
• Good communication skills. Need to communicate within organization and able to work in a team as well as independently

Candidate Profile
• Ph. D from leading institute with 7-8 years of relevant experience or M. Sc. / M. Tech. with 12+ years experience.
• Sound knowledge on operation and maintenance of equipment like HPLC, GC, LC-MS and MALDI
• Demonstrated expertise in development and validation of analytical methods on equipment like HPLC and GC
• Expertise in structural characterization by spectroscopic techniques like NMR will be an added advantage
• Demonstrated expertise in preparation and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Forms, Methods of Analysis, Protocols and Reports
• Demonstrated expertise in evaluation of working / reference standards, purification of impurities / DS by using preparative HPLC
• Expert in stability testing and quantification of salt forming agents in API by Ion Chromatography
• Demonstrated intellectual leadership, creativity and strategic thinking within his/her area of expertise
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Must be willing to work as part of a team

Additional Information
Experience :  5+ years
Qualification :
Ph.D, M.Sc, M.Tech
Location : Hyderabad, India
Industry Type : Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
Functional Area : R&D
End Date : 28th February, 2019


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