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Formulations Co-op (6 Months)

West Chester, PA 19380

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

Embark on a future with an international pharmaceuticals company, contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 10-week experience. You will take part in meaningful work and real-life projects that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program. The project focuses on optimization and validation of a high throughput platform to accelerate formulation development of biologics. Additional projects may be introduced depending on time availability, status of the studies and needs of the group. The successful candidate may further learn setting up formulation studies, generating characterization/stability data and the data analysis.

  • Location: Onsite at our West Chester, PA campus. 
  • Length: 6 Months (June-December)
  • Schedule: You must be available to work a 40-hour work week for the 6 months time frame.
  • Pay:  $15 per hour

Tasks & Responsibilities

 The job responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:

  • During the 6 months program, you will gain in depth insights into the formulations department. 
  • Working on a project that will have you optimize selected parameters of a high throughput platform (HTP) to deliver accurate and precise formulation recommendation for innovative biologic therapeutics. 
  • Execute the study designs in close consultation with the manager to efficiently accomplish goals in relatively short time frames.
  • Generate primary stability data from different test methods for the studies undertaken.
  • Timely record the activities in the lab notebook and prepare data summary files.
  • Author a technical report summarizing the results.
  • Update results with the manager and present findings to the team in group meetings.   


  • Candidate must be enrolled in graduate program in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • General laboratory skills (eg. buffer preparations, lab safety, etc.) and computer skills (eg. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Basic understanding of protein (or other macromolecules) formulations and relevant test methods.
  • Hands on experience with general test methods including chromatographic methods.
  • Time management and communications skills are a must.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task, and demonstrate potential for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, and collaboration with others. 
  • Experience with a DOE and/or data analytics software is a plus. 

Tevas 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. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to  support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. 


Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-05-28

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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Formulations Co-op (6 Months)

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West Chester, PA 19380

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