Insmed is developing novel formulations for sustained release inhalation drugs for treatment of lung diseases.
The successful candidate is a current student in or a recent graduate from a BS/BA program in biomedical engineering, biochemistry, biophysics, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, or related discipline.
The technician will prepare solutions and samples in the Company?s research labs, will conduct analyses and experiments under the direction of a supervising scientist, and will record results and contribute to writing reports.
Duties of the job include the successful implementation, once trained, of the following: preparation and characterization of lipid-based formulations using physical-chemical, photometric methods, liquid chromatography, microscopy, particle size and z-potential analysis.
Experience in analytical methods and knowledge of lipid biophysics would be a plus but is not required. The person will receive training to properly maintain a research laboratory notebook and to follow all safety practices.