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Pfizer Associate Scientist in Boulder, Colorado

Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best-in-class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

When you join Pfizer, you'll be joining a company and team with a desire to bring new, cutting edge medicines to patients around the world. As a member of our team, you'll use science and technology to design, characterize and develop the solid form of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and drug product formulations from discovery to commercial launch.You will be able to leverage your existing scientific knowledge, as well as develop in new areas, to evaluate the chemical & physical stability, bio-performance and manufacturability of the drug product across a diverse range of therapeutic areas.

As an Associate scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you'll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. Your strong foundation in general scientific practice, its principles and concepts will help in meeting critical deadlines. You will be relied on as a technical contributor to assess the assigned tasks and make decisions that involve direct application of your knowledge.

It is your hard work and dedication that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

Role Summary

The Pfizer Molecular Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics (MP/Biopharm) group is seeking an entry level data scientist / lab scientist hybrid. The data science portion of this role is focused on enabling the extraction, improved data storage, analysis, and visualization needs of the MP/Biopharm group. The lab portion of this role is focused on supporting experimental evaluation and formulation development of early candidate small molecule by measuring their key physical-chemical properties and designing and executing in vitro tests for formulation design. We are seeking a candidate with the interest, passion, and tenacity to design and conduct lab experiments as well as handle, structure, and visualize large data sets.



  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field with related qualification (Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science or science degree with strong interest in Data Science)

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail

  • Exposure/experience with data organizing, grouping, structuring, extraction, data Informatics, data visualization concepts and software

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills.

  • Eagerness and self-starter to leverage and apply the latest research to real problems in pharmaceutical research


  • Strong foundational understanding of basic principles of physical, organic and analytical chemistry.

  • Experience conducting and optimizing routine laboratory experiments.


This role requires working in a laboratory and the ability to perform mathematical calculations as well as complex data analysis.

Work Location Assignment: On Premise

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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