Pharmaceutical Scientist (6 Months Contract)

Covar Pharmaceuticals

Covar Pharmaceuticals provides formulation development contract services for pharmaceutical products at all development stages with a focus on new chemical entities and novel technologies. We offer consulting, formulation development, analytical development and clinical supply manufacturing to Canadian and international clients from our facility in Mississauga, Ontario. Covar supports all aspects of formulation development, including formulation development, method development, chemical development, taste masking, preservative assessment, pack selection, process development and product registration.

Our target candidates for this position are Ontario residents with backgrounds in chemical engineering, industrial pharmacy, chemistry or related fields. Entry level applicants will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Ideal applicants will be those who have interest in pursuing a research career in the pharmaceutical industry. Salary will vary based on education and experience levels. This is a 6 months contract position.

Successful candidates will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute new development projects for a wide variety of sophisticated dosage forms and products
  • Develop, design and execute experiments and manufacturing processes in support of human trials and animal studies
  • Write high-quality batch records, protocols, reports and regulatory submissions
  • Development and execute qualification, calibration and maintenance programs for process and physical testing equipment
  • Document data accurately and legibly in notebooks and records, following relevant FDA and Health Canada cGMPs


  • Bachelors degree or higher in chemical engineering, industrial pharmacy, chemistry or related field.
  • CV
  • Undergradate and graduate transcripts (unofficial)

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract

Salary: $45,000.00-$50,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • What is your current city of residence?


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)

Work Location: One location

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