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Scientist II, Formulation Development

Department: Formulations
Location: Cambridge, MA

Why Seres Therapeutics

At Seres Therapeutics, we have a singular mission to transform the lives of patients by targeting the underlying cause of their diseases.  We are pioneers and explorers, charting a new course.  You’ll have the opportunity to truly define your area of focus.

If you have a pioneering spirit, join us as we ignite a revolution in the treatment of disease through the microbiome.

What’s Your Mission?

Reporting to the Director of Formulation Development, this role will be critical in designing and developing novel, oral dosage forms to provide safe and efficacious delivery of Seres’ microbiome drugs for a range of indications.  Working with a creative, collaborative team, you will select dosage forms, design formulations, define processes and develop a mechanistic understanding of how formulation and process variables impact product performance.  You will also enable pioneering unit operations and enteric technologies through feasibility assessments and recommendations to senior management.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop drug products based on QTPPs using formulation screening and experimental design (DoE), risk assessments and process understanding
  • Partner with Analytical Development team to develop characterization and release methods
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineering Technology team to optimize processes for small scale, pilot scale, and commercial scale manufacturing
  • Perform feasibility assessments of new process and analytical technologies (light travel req’d) 

What You’ll Bring

  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills working in a cross-functional matrix
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Intellectual curiosity and resilience in solving complex problems
  • Courage to take risks and follow through to completion
  • PhD in pharmaceutical science, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, or related field with 0-2 years of experience, or MS with 2-4 years of experience, or BS with 5-8 years of experience

You May Also Bring

  • Good working knowledge in the field of microbiology
  • Experience working collaboratively with CMOs (Contract Manufacturing Organizations)

Who We Are

Seres Therapeutics is a clinical stage biotherapeutic company focused on discovering and developing Ecobiotic™ therapeutic products, novel drugs to treat important diseases by targeting the underlying biology of the human microbiome.  Founded by Flagship VentureLabs, Seres is pioneering the first therapeutics that catalyze a shift to health by augmenting the biology of the microbiome.  Current candidates span infectious, metabolic, and inflammatory diseases.  For more information, please visit

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