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  • Formulator- Research Associate

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    Altasciences Preclinical Services
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    Do you want a fast-paced, exciting and innovative career in research? Altasciences Clinical Research is currently seeking a Formulator- Research Associate to be based out of Seattle, Washington.

    The Formulator provides senior technical oversight in the Test Article Formulation lab area. You will be working with complicated formulations, addressing formulation scale-up technologies, and establishing formulation strategies with clients. You will be expected to follow standard operating procedures and protocols established within the company for specific studies. This position may include working in the Altasciences Pharmacy.


    About Altasciences Preclinical Services:


    Altasciences Preclinical Services is renowned for its diverse range of safety assessment services and NHP expertise. Our enthusiasm for customized services that focus on the needs of our clients positions us as the uncommon CRO: uncommonly accessible, flexible and responsive. Located just north of Seattle, WA, our team of experts in Toxicology, Pathology, Exploratory Research and Bioanalysis make the client relationship a top priority. We believe the experience is as important as the science that drives it. We believe a better future is possible for everyone and we’re using our nonclinical proficiency to support medical science advancements that will lead to pharmaceutical cures. Want to be a part of a dynamic team that provides continuous professional development opportunities? Work with Altasciences Preclinical Services and set your future in motion!





    • You will perform formulations of dose preparation and dispensing of test and control article materials.
    • You will comply with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) guidelines and department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • You will ensure appropriate review of data is completed in a timely manner.
    • You will be expected to demonstrate high quality documentation skills following study protocols.
    • You will perform reconciliation of test and control articles in a complete and timely manner.
    • You will evaluate as needed test article processes for adherence to GLP regulations.
    • You will coordinate and ensure the validation/calibration status of equipment.
    • You will address audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions.
    • Review and revise SOP's for laboratory procedures and equipment for completeness and accuracy.
    • You will serve as Formulation lead for GLP studies as assigned by Test Article management.
    • Assist in mentoring of junior staff in complex formulation processes and procedures.


    • BA or BS in a scientific discipline.
    • 4-6 years related work experience in a regulated work environment, GLP experience preferred.
    • Equivalent combination of education and work experience may substitute for education requirement.
    • Problem solver.
    • High quality documentation skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees.
    • Ability to multi-task and maintain organization in a fast paced, changing environment.
    • Positive attitude toward work and co-workers.
    • Be a part of a team that likes to work hard and have fun.

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive salary
    • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
    • 401K
    • Life insurance
    • Relaxed dress code
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid Time Off
    • On-site cafeteria and gym
    • Company events, including happy hours, team building competitions, lunches and much more.

    Altasciences Preclinical Services, Seattle LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status.


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