Job ref no.: CT3118690-01#0414

Scientist/Senior Scientist

Athenex HK Innovative Limited

  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Medical plan

Primary responsibilities:

  • Execute and support development of novel pharmaceutical formulations, in line with business priorities from concept development to clinical manufacturing and assist with technology transfer at the intended commercial site.
  • Develop analytical methods and transfer to internal Quality Control (QC) laboratories or Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs)
  • Apply leading-edge science to perform physico-chemical characterization, and bio-analytical measurements of pharmaceutical products and drug delivery systems.
  • Utilize technical process knowledge to meet regulatory requirements appropriate for stage of development
  • Maintain precise experimental records; issue test methods and reports; maintains experimental and invention records to protect scientific discoveries.
  • Prepare study reports and present project updates to team and other business functions
  • Maintain awareness of current literature to ensure the team is kept up-to-date with the state-of-the-art of the technologies relevant to the team’s functional areas
  • Liaise with other R&D teams, contract research organizations (CROs) and collaborators in pre-clinical studies
  • Gain competence to lead one or more projects in support of business needs
  • Provide coaching to junior members of the teams

 Education requirement:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Analytical Chemistry or related disciplines is a must
  • A PhD degree in related field with a degree with industry experience would be an advantage


To be successful in this role, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The list below is representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and/or personal attributes required to be successful in the role:

  • Strong hands-on experience in formulation development (especially solid-dosage form) and key analytical assays; good understanding of formulation sciences is required;
  • Experience in supporting drug product process transfers to clinical manufacturing for all phases of development
  • Strong ethics, integrity, and credibility;
  • Produce quality deliverables/materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage multiple projects;
  • Good team player, dynamic, and hardworking;
  • Excellent command of both English and Chinese, both oral (including Putonghua in the latter case) and in writing, is a pre-requisite;
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication (both oral & written) and inter-personal skills;
  • Organized, reliable, effective and efficient;
  • Discreet and good judgment in handling/responding to confidential and sensitive information;
  • Be able and be willing to roll-up one’s sleeves to adapt to this time and age of maximizing one’s own and the overall corporate efficiency / effectiveness / competitiveness with the support of updated information technology available in the market;
  • Accurate, and very detail oriented;
  • Proactive, independent (including independent correspondences by electronic mail &/or in hard copy) and be able to prioritize (not only for oneself but also for the affected colleagues) and manage multiple tasks with a strong sense of responsibility for completing tasks;
  • Mature, results oriented with international mindset and strong personal drive to take initiative and get things done;
  • Excellent hands-on working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; be able to independently prepare and execute presentations, reports, graphs, charts, spreadsheets, etc.;
  • Good presentation skill; and
  • Willingness to travel.


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Job ref no. CT3118690-01#0414
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
Require to Travel
  • Travel occasionally