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Formulation Scientist
Full Time

Sirnaomics, Inc. is a leading clinical stage biopharmaceutical company in the discovery and development of RNAi therapeutics for treatment of cancer and fibrotic diseases.  We are seeking candidates to fill the newly created position of Formulation Scientist in our headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD.

The successful candidate will assist in running formulation experiments using Sirnaomics siRNAs and nanoparticles.  This includes formulating nanoparticles at varying scales; assisting in performing formulation, process development, optimization, lyophilization and stability studies; characterizing nanoparticles to measure particle size, zeta potential, HPLC, UV, and encapsulation efficiency etc.; performing peptide and/or oligonucleotide bioconjugation, nanoparticle bioconjugation reaction for targeted delivery; actively collaborating with biology team providing formulation and analysis support for in vitro and in vivo studies.

To be considered for this position, the well qualified candidate will have an advanced degree (PhD, MA/MS) in Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, Chemical engineering, Biomedical engineering, or related field, and some hands-on experience in drug delivery and nanoparticle formulation, such as peptide/polypeptide, polymeric nanoparticles; and experience with utilizing various biophysical characterization techniques such as particle sizing, zeta potential techniques, UV and encapsulation efficiency.

Sirnaomics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offers a fast paced/dynamic environment, growth opportunity, competitive compensation and a full benefits program.

For consideration, please submit your resume to Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.