ISTO Technologies - Olivette, MO

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This is a temporary position responsible for executing laboratory work to support new product developments. Additionally, this position will provide technical support for Analytical, Development and Manufacturing efforts as necessary

Key Result Areas

  • Prepare samples, standards and reagents used for physical and chemical testing analysis
  • Test samples using various methods
  • Analyze and collect experimental data for new bioresorbable synthetic platform identifying issues and concerns
  • Maintain accurate notebook entries and organization of data
  • Disseminate data in a clear and concise form to Principal Chemist for presentation and publication
  • Assist with dissolution and extraction studies required to support new regulatory filings in support of new products.
  • Review publications for relevant articles and bring to attention of Principal Chemist
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in chemistry or the biological sciences with 3+ years of relevant experience in an R & D environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of general laboratory techniques for quantitative preparation of polymer formulations
  • Knowledge of polymer chemistry and characterization
  • Knowledge lyophilization methods
  • Knowledge of rheology applied to polymer solutions
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, and Adobe Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of spectroscopic and thermal methods of analysis
  • Ability to think critically and creatively to identify practical solutions to scientific problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment