Junior Research & Development Scientist

Did you know that you already know us? Almost every second tablet which is on the global market contains our products.  This demands great entrepreneurial power so that we are always looking for people who take ownership and are not afraid of accountability.


Now it is your chance to join! DFE Pharma is currently recruiting a research and development scientist to help to manage and perform analysis on our excipients. We are looking for starters who can be our future technical experts and are motivated to grow personally and professionally. 

Junior Research & Development Scientist

What we ask

  • Eager to learn, independent and proactive attitude
  • Fluent in English
  • MSc degree in powder physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical technology, material science, or similar natural science
  • 0-2 years of experience

What we offer

  • International work environment
  • Continuous learning and development; your development is not only good for your career; we also benefit from it
  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Short communication and short decision lines

Vacancy description

  • Provide scientific and practical support to project teams
  • Manage and perform studies for product innovation and application research
  • Plan and perform experiments on the lab, including:
    • Processing of powders in pharmaceutical formulations and applications (e.g. tablets)
    • Analyzing powders and tablets, like particle size distribution, flow, density, microscopy, surface characterization, and thermal analysis
    • Present your findings in internal/ external scientific meetings
    • Apply new systems and methods. Evaluate and give input for improvements
    • Issue advice at the request or at own initiative based on own expertise

Team Details

  • You will be part of a small, multidisciplinary R&D laboratory team of 4-5 people
  • You will report to the Lab Team Leader
  • The location is in Nijmegen (Netherlands) at the Novio Tech Campus
  • For more details, reach out to the Lab Team Manager, Mr. Gerald Hebbink at 00316 159 645 13
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JOB-ID: 42860 | Junior Research & Development Scientist, Netherlands
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