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General Electric Lead Scientist, Pharmaceutics in Oslo, Norway

Job Description Summary

You will join the Pharmaceutical Development which is scientifically responsible for defining, developing and delivering formulations and materials for diagnostic imaging products. The Pharmaceutical Development team is part of Pharmaceutical Diagnostics R&D, GE Healthcare. Key business areas are neurology, oncology and cardiology, where GE Healthcare provides contrast agents and molecular imaging products across the imaging modalities MRI, X-Ray, Ultrasound, SPECT and PET. The products span across simple solutions, gas bubbles, cassette-based products and freeze-dried formulations. The drug products are for i.v. injection, so sterility assurance and adequate microbiological controls of all materials is a critical part of the development work.

As a Pharmaceutics Scientist you will be contributing to the design and development of products and their interaction with the human body. You will impact departmental operations and be responsible for planning/execution. You will have some autonomy, but you will be focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

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Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

Your role will be to design and develop formulations and production processes, scalable to pre-clinical and clinical studies, and into commercial manufacturing.

You will develop suitable drug product formulations, processes and materials to correct level of quality, specifications and controls. Your duties will include leading work at external parties as well as practical work.

You will provide drug product formulation expertise to support R&D projects in development & marketed products (i.e. regulatory questions, set up manufacturing).

You will contribute to non-clinical safety and clinical studies, through co-ordination with internal and external partners

You will produce and review suitable scientific reports & documentation to support regulatory documentation packages (IND's, IMPD’s, NDA, MAA, etc).


  • PhD/MSc in Pharmaceutics, or similar

  • Ability to design and develop new formulations drawing on multidisciplinary input on physical, chemical, biological, and engineering sciences

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Fluent English verbal and written

Desired characteristics

  • Strong scientific capability, clear thinking, ability to identify smart ways of working

  • Experienced with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements

  • Experience from Pharmaceutical Industry or Regulatory Body

  • Capability of applying appropriate statistical planning and analysis tools as part of formulation development

  • Experienced in standard office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.

  • Fluent Norwegian verbal and written

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No