Postdoctoral Fellow - Formulations

January 18 2021
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Chemistry, Health, Medical, Physicians
Vancouver, BC

About adMare BioInnovations:

adMare BioInnovations is Canada’s global life sciences venture, building the Canadian life sciences industry from sea to sea. We do this by sourcing therapeutically and commercially promising research from leading academic and biotech partners to create new companies of scale, providing specialized expertise, infrastructure, and capital to help existing companies scale up, and driving the growth of those companies into Canadian anchors by training the next generation of highly qualified personnel. adMare’s ~20 portfolio companies have attracted more than $1.15B of investment and have a combined worth of over $2.3B.

Fellowship Program:

Applications are invited for a twenty-four-month research intensive fellowship program at adMare designed to offer fellows a hands-on bench scientific experience while developing valuable and lifelong career advancement skills in adMare’s highly advanced and innovative research environment.


We are seeking a passionate postdoctoral fellow with experience in developing novel drug delivery systems of small molecules and/or biologics. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience working with delivery systems in one of the areas, injectable/oral/topical. Experience using one or more of the analytical tools such as HPLC, LC-MS, particle-size analysis, DSC, TGA, FTIR is beneficial. Experience with developing drug delivery systems in animal studies would be a definite asset. Successful fellow in this position should be able to establish new formulation/drug delivery capabilities and has the ability to develop analytical methods to characterize drug delivery systems, e.g. HPLC, LC/MS, particle-size analysis, DSC, TGA, FTIR and spectrophotometric analysis.

In addition to contributing both intellectually and experimentally to numerous bio therapeutic programs with focus on data generation fellows will receive on-the-job training supplemented with customized learning and development initiatives to advance the understanding of the drug development lifecycle and personal skill acquisition.

As Fellow you will:

  • Engage meaningfully with hands-on, experiential learning opportunities with an outlook on transferrable competencies
  • Leveraging past scientific experience, design, execute and drive key cutting edge R&D initiatives within adMare’s programs
  • Prepare data for presentation at lab and departmental meetings and/or conferences
  • Participate in manuscript and patent application writing, as appropriate
  • Develop professional soft skills critical to success within & outside adMare
  • Broaden professional network within the life sciences industry

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Recently completed a PhD in the following fields, Biophysics/Chemistry/Chemical Engineering from an accredited graduate level institution
  • The successful candidate should have a strong interest and demonstrated deep understanding and experience in field of Drug Formulation/Delivery Systems
  • The successful candidate is expected to understand the assigned project and work independently, propose experimental hypotheses, design experimental questions and protocols, and plan, coordinate, conduct and report on assigned research projects
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, as well as a team-oriented mindset for collaborative research, are critical
  • Technical proficiency, scientific creativity, independent thought, and ability to effectively collaborate with others with multiple scientific disciplines

*** Only local residents of Canada (students in Canadian PhD programs) are considered at this time."

At adMare we are driven by our vision and united by our shared values of Courage, Collaboration, Objectivity, Judgment, Excellence, and Reach.


We are committed to growing the talent and potential of our people to drive the development of innovations. We provide a community where you can work with multidisciplinary individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities through the array of development programs we offer our employees.

adMare is a diverse community where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for the experience and unique perspectives they bring.

Be a part of life at adMare. Join our team!

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