Graybug Vision is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing the next generation of products for the treatment of chronic vision-threatening diseases of the retina and optic nerve.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following position(s):

Research Associate

Job Title:  Research Associate
Department:   Research
Location:   Baltimore, MD
Reports To:   Scientist, Research
Type:  Regular
Work Schedule:   Full-Time
FLSA Status:  Exempt

Job Summary
The Research Associate will work closely with the Research Team to develop and characterize novel, sustained-release therapeutic formulations for the treatment of ocular diseases. The Research Associate will design and perform experimental protocols, and prepare scientific reports to support pre-IND and IND activities. The Research Associate will be an integral part of the Research Department. The successful candidate will be expected to perform research studies and prepare scientific reports to support pre-IND and IND activities. Previous experience in formulation development, micro- and/or nano-particles or other polymer drug delivery systems is strongly preferred. Previous experience in analytical chemistry and material characterization is a plus. A B.S. or M.S. in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, materials science, or other related fields is required. Previous experience in industry is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions

  • Function as a member of the Research Team to plan and perform studies to develop and characterize novel, sustained-release drug formulations suitable for ocular delivery.
  • Perform and optimize analytical assays including UV-vis spectrophotometry, HPLC and GPC.
  • Characterize and optimize components of the current process, and devise more efficient methods to support corporate goals.
  • Prepare scientific reports and presentations to support pre-IND and IND activities.

Job Specifications

  • A B.S. or M.S. in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, materials science, or other related fields is required.
  • 0-3 years post-graduate degree work experience. Previous experience in industry is a plus.
  • Research experience in pharmaceutical formulation, and/or drug delivery strongly preferred.
  • Analytical chemistry skills including HPLC, UV-spectrophotometry, GPC, SEM and particle sizing, strongly desired.
  • Experience with nanoparticle and/or microparticle synthesis strongly desired.

Desired Key Competencies

  • Ability to achieve in a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-tasking environment of a milestone-driven, rapidly changing research environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess a high degree of personal responsibility.
  • An enjoyment of working collaboratively in a team environment with scientists of different backgrounds and experience levels.
  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize activities as needed to accomplish unanticipated requests or initiate new projects requiring immediate attention.
  • Good planning, organization, and execution skills.
  • Demonstrates the highest ethical standards and trustworthiness.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume/CV and a cover letter to HR@graybug.com

 

Sr. Analytical Chemist / Associate Director of Analytical Chemistry

Job Title: Senior Analytical Chemist/Associate Director of Analytical Chemistry
Department: Research
Location:  Baltimore, MD
Reports to: Senior Director of Research
Type: Regular
Work Schedule: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary

The Senior Analytical Chemist/Associate Director of Analytical Chemistry will play a key role in the development of lead products and the advancement of R&D programs. He/she will be responsible for developing and validating analytical methods for small-molecule APIs and formulations and transferring established methods to CROs/CMOs. Responsibilities also include collaborating with other research team members to screen and identify lead compounds and formulations. Other duties of the job include working closely and collaboratively with business partners, advisors and consultants, company employees, external vendors and suppliers to provide guidance and support for other R&D and regulatory activities when necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions

• Lead all internal analytical method development and validation activities, including the development and implementation of new assay methods, enhancement of existing methods
• Work collaboratively with company employees, business partners, raw material suppliers and preclinical vendors to develop and validate analytical methods to support product development.
• Write relevant sections of regulatory submissions including IND.
• Provide scientific/technical guidance for other R&D activities as required.

Job Specification

• Ph.D. or M.S. in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology or related fields
• A minimum of 5 years of industrial experience in pharmaceutical development.
• Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in essential analytical characterization tools, particularly LC and LC-MS analysis for small-molecule compounds.
• Familiarity with FDA regulations and guidance, and experienced in designing and conducting appropriate assay development and validation studies to support product development and regulatory submissions including IND.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Desired Key Competencies

• Ability to achieve in a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-tasking environment of a milestone-driven, rapidly changing research environment.
• Possess a high degree of personal responsibility.
• An enjoyment of working collaboratively in a team environment with scientists of different backgrounds and experience levels.
• Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize activities as needed to accomplish unanticipated requests or initiate new projects requiring immediate attention.
• Good planning, organization, and execution skills.
• Demonstrates the highest ethical standards and trustworthiness.

Resumes can be sent directly to: HR@graybug.com

Resumes can be sent directly to:  HR@graybug.com

Graybug Vision is an equal opportunity employer.


Employee Benefit Summary:

Graybug Vision offers the following extensive benefits package in addition to competitive compensation:

  • Medical Coverage (Options for HMO, PPO)
  • Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Additional Life and AD&D Coverage
  • Bonus Compensation
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Benefits are subject to change at the discretion of Graybug Vision, Inc.