Director, Process Economics and Tech. Transfer

VA Commonwealth Univ - Richmond, VA

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $64,000 a year
Education
The Director, Process Economics and Tech. Transfer is responsible for managing the development of techno-economic methodologies and capabilities to inform the Medicines for All Institute's process optimization improvements leading to significant cost reductions for global health drugs. Responsibilities include: conducting techno-economic analyses on the current commercial process, developing processes to identify primary cost drivers, estimating cost of goods as accurately as possible, and assessing significant cost reductions. This position will also include partnership development with contract manufacturers with emerging capabilities and platforms, including continuous processing. To advise on scale up and help tech transfer to manufacturing partners or CMOs.
Minimum Qualifications * A Ph.D. in chemical engineering or chemistry * Several years' experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing and process development of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) is required. * Extensive experience with cost analysis * Candidates should possess the capabilities to effectively operate at the interface of chemistry and chemical engineering. * The College of Engineering supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment. * Demonstrated experience in the area of continuous pharmaceutical processes will also be required of the candidate. * Candidates should also have experience in chemical process development, route scouting, and scale-up. * Demonstrated experience in tech transfer of APIs for validation and commercial cGMP manufacturing is required
Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements