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Teva Pharmaceuticals Senior Research Associate in West Chester, United States

Senior Research Associate

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: West Chester, US, 19380

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ:TEVA) is a leading global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare by developing, producing and marketing affordable generic and innovative drugs including biosimilars, bio-betters, and innovative biologics. Teva has recently developed 2 innovative biologics through to US FDA approval: Cinqair for severe forms of asthma and Ajovy for the prevention of migraine. The development of these products was led by Teva’s West Chester Specialty R&D Center in Pennsylvania. This site has grown rapidly over the last 3 years and will reach over 600 employees by 2019. The CMC Biologics group is comprised of 170 FTEs responsible for both Innovative and Biosimilars. Teva is aggressively increasing their biologics activities to ensure that they will be well-positioned and plan to reach 3 INDs per year from internal R&D in the years to come.


  • Formulation development of biopharmaceuticals with hands-on working in the lab for testing by physical, biochemical and characterization methods such as general appearance, opalescence, osmolality, MFI, HIAC, viscosity, UV-Vis spectroscopy, HPLC, DLS, DSC, FTIR and CD spectroscopies.

  • Lead owner for multiple analytical instrumentation that supports formulation development, which includes writing supporting SOPs, working as subject matter expert (SME), training as needed and maintaining the instrumentation.

  • Author study protocols and reports. Maintain a laboratory notebook including timely recording of experiments, data analysis and review.

  • Assist in the manufacture of drug product non-clinical batches.

  • Support interactions with external contracting organization as necessary to accomplish DPDO activities.



  • BS/MS with minimum 5 years of industry experience in analytical methods for proteins.

  • Knowledge of current regulatory guidelines related to biologic pharmaceutical development.

  • Excellent planning, verbal and written skills. Good document practices a must.

  • Highly motivated individual, with ability to work in a team environment and build productive relationships within or across departments.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and determine creative solutions to better processes.

  • Prior experience in GMPs, formulation development of proteins and writing of regulatory submissions is a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of Programs and at least one statistical software


Research & Development

Sub Function

Biological Research

Reports To

Senior Scientist, Formulation, Biologics CMC,

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

EOE including disability/veteran