Senior Scientist (PHD) (m/f) Process Development

RCPE Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH
  • Graz
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 17.4.2018

The Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH (RCPE) is an interdisciplinary research institute in the area of pharmaceutical process- and product-development in Graz, Austria.
Our goal is to establish technology to transform current product and processes development approaches in the pharmaceutical and diagnostics industries into a science-based endeavor together with our partners.

We are looking for an active, highly qualified

SENIOR SCIENTIST (PHD) (m/f) Process Development


  • Actively lead and/or participate in teams/ projects to design, plan, execute, interpret/analyze and report results of experiments pertaining to physical characterization, process development
  • Polymer-based solid dosage forms development (process development and optimization)
  • Polymer processing and downstream process knowledge and understanding (e.g. hot melt extrusion, injection molding, pelletization…)
  • Lead multiple scientific projects
  • Conduct basic research in the field of dosage form development
  • Communicate data with academic or industrial partners
  • Supervision of Master and/ or PhD students
  • Produce project reports and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals


  • A technical or natural scientific MS degree (polymer sciences, chemical engineering) / A PhD and minimum 2 - 5 years research experience in a field related to the tasks of the project
  • Sound understanding of polymer processing and physical characterization of polymers (rheology, solid state analysis, spectroscopy etc.) as well as in polymer chemistry in relation to drug delivery
  • Profound knowledge in early and late phase drug product development
  • Advantage: knowledge and understanding of polymer processing techniques (e.g. hot melt extrusion, injection molding,…)
  • Strong communication, presentation and scientific writing, leadership skills
  • Interest and experience in performing top-level and target-oriented research at the interface of basic science and industrial application


  • a responsible position in R&D for an unlimited period in the interface of scientific and industrial work
  • a multidisciplinary and dynamic research environment and access to highly modern infrastructure on campus of Graz University of Technology
  • options for career development at the academic and industrial level
  • options for personal development (participation in trainings) and a competitive salary (min. EUR 42.000,- gross/year) overpayment - depending on qualification - possible

We are looking forward to receiving your application by indicating the Ref. Nr.SK33 and including a cover letter, your CV, publication track record and credentials

Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH
Sandra Resl
Head of Human Resources
Inffeldgasse 13
A-8010 Graz


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Die Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH (RCPE) ist ein interdisziplinäres Forschungsunternehmen im Bereich der pharmazeutischen Ingenieurswissenschaften. Unser Ziel ist es, neue Verfahren und Technologien mit unseren Partnern im Bereich der Produkt- und Prozessentwicklung für die…