Analytical Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Application Specialist (Drug Development) – UK

Vacancy Information


United Kingdom

Pharmaceutical Application Specialist

Location: South of England (Hybrid position)

The company is a manufacturer of analytical instruments for dissolution testing and physicochemical analysis. Their products are used by scientists across the world in pharmaceutical laboratories to support drug development. They now have an opening for a Pharmaceutical Application Specialist in the UK.

The Role:

Liaise with pharmaceutical customers to define scope of work and clarify testing/analysis requirements for consultancy projects.

Prepare relevant documentation to support Analytical Service operations; SOP, protocols, controlled drugs, admin documentation (e.g., CDA, MSA), etc. Similarly, support audit procedures and qualifications.

The position is located in the South of England with hybrid working from home, the company head office and travel to pharmaceutical customer sites in the UK.

Attend conferences and exhibitions.

Working closely with sales, marketing, service engineering and internal teams.

The Requirements:

BSc/MSc in a scientific field; Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology; or related field.

Experience working in a pharmaceutical lab, ideally in drug development.

Knowledge of PhysChem Properties and/or Dissolution would be an advantage, but not essential.

Comfortable with average 50% travel time.



Chemist, chemistry, dissolution, drug development, pharmaceutical science, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutical product development scientist, Application Scientist, Field Application Specialist

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