Saturday , November 26 2022

CSIR Internship 2022 – Post-Doctorate Fellowship

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Pharmaceutical Technologies in the Pharmaceutical Technologies research group within the Chemicals Cluster. The incumbent will focus on flow chemistry process development for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and related intermediates, including telescoping of process steps to form continuous batch/flow-hybrid process routes and the integration continuous analytical monitoring. He/she will work closely with the research team within the CSIR, and external academic and industry collaborators. This position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Initiate further independent research within the strategic objectives of the Cluster;
  • Develop and optimize processes for the preparation of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and related intermediates using modern manufacturing methods, with a particular focus on flow chemistry;
  • Supervise and/or co-supervise postgraduate students;
  • Contribute to the writing of peer reviewed journal publications, of which the successful candidate would be expected to be the lead author for at least one publication per annum.
  • Perform translational development, including telescoping of process steps to form continuous batch/flow-hybrid process routes and scaling these processes in a stepwise fashion;
  • Implement continuous in-line and/or at-line monitoring of reactor systems;

Job Requirements:

  • Adaptability to change, ability to multi-task and to consistently perform under pressure;
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with others in a research group;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in flow-based process development for small molecule APIs;
  • A Doctoral degree in flow chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry or process chemistry;
  • A focus on integration of downstream processing tools within complex multi-step systems would be advantageous;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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