Position: Senior Analytical Chemist

Position Summary

Expected salary: At or Above Market Rate

Work location: Hangzhou, China

Seniority Level: Senior Scientist

Employment Type: Full-Time


“High-throughput, quality analytical data is the fuel for our AI engine”

METiS is seeking an experienced, innovative, hands-on and entrepreneurial analytical chemist to design and build the analytical components of our platform. One major role of the position is to transfer traditional analytical technologies to the high-throughput experiment platform for different formulation modules (e.g. solid dispersion, lipid mixtures, emulsions). Cross-functional collaboration and a mind-set of innovation are critical to this role. The ideal applicant will have proven working knowledge and hands-on experience with analytical methods and experience supporting drug development.

Key responsibilities

  • Transfer traditional analytical technologies to the high-throughput experimental platform for different formulation modules

  • Develop appropriate analytical methods to characterize novel formulations and methods to assess purity and stability of the formulated molecules

  • Support drug development program and perform cGMP analysis, data interpretation for various techniques

  • With general guidance, author/review SOPs and technical protocols/reports. Generate/summarize scientific data in support of regulatory filings including IND



  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or related discipline with 3+ years of industry experience, or BS/MS with 6+ years of industry experience and an established record of success in the industry.

  • Hands-on experience with analytical method development/qualification/validation (HPLC, UV-Vis, XRD, KF, FFF, DSC, and others)

  • Good hands-on experience and troubleshooting capability in analytical instrumentation based on the thorough understanding of physical principles.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with regulatory requirements for drug product analysis

  • Experience authoring Investigational New Drug (IND), New Drug Applications (NDA) and responding to CMC questions from FDA/international regulatory authorities

  • Experience with biologics, mRNA or gene therapy is a plus

All interested candidates please send resume and cover letter  (中英文都可以) to hr@metispharmaceuticals.com