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Associate Director, Formulation

Company: PureTech Health
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities: The individual hired for this role will be responsible for both scientific and operational execution of formulation design and development for PureTech's novel therapeutic platforms. The individual must be able to demonstrate or rapidly develop expertise across disparate technological fields (e.g., oral dosage form development, polymer chemistry, etc.). The employee will play a key role in ensuring that PureTech executes aggressively against all goals and enables the company to adhere to project milestones, budgets and timelines. This a critical role in this small and growing company and the opportunity exists for the role and responsibilities to grow with the success of the company.

PureTech is seeking an experienced individual to take a key role in the design and development of formulations for PureTech's novel therapeutic platforms.


  • Experienced professional with 5+ years of relevant hands-on technical domain expertise in:
  • Oral dosage form development
  • Capsule-based formulations
  • Polymer-enteric coatings
  • Analytical methods required for appropriate stages of formulation development
  • Translation of oral dosage forms from preclinical species into early clinical development

  • PhD required with strong record of industry achievement
  • Demonstrated record of successfully executing complex projects in a related field
  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated work style
  • Management of contract research organizations to execute on-time and on-budget deliverables
  • Excellent cross-disciplinary skills in communicating scientific ideas to non-scientist stakeholders to foster collaboration and deliverable-based teamwork
  • Startup experience is highly valued. Ability to adjust rapidly to changing scientific priorities and technologies

About PureTech

PureTech is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing highly differentiated medicines for devastating diseases, including intractable cancers, lymphatic and gastrointestinal diseases, central nervous system disorders, and inflammatory and immunological diseases, among others. The Company has created a broad and deep pipeline through the expertise of its experienced research and development team and its extensive network of scientists, clinicians and industry leaders. This pipeline, which is being advanced both internally and through PureTech's affiliates, is comprised of 24 product candidates and one product that has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). All of the underlying programs and platforms that resulted in this pipeline of product candidates were initially identified or discovered and then advanced by the PureTech team through key validation points based on the Company's unique insights into the biology of the brain, immune, and gut, or BIG, systems and the interface between those systems, referred to as the BIG Axis.

Keywords: PureTech Health, Boston , Associate Director, Formulation, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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