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Solid State Pharma Inc.

Solid State Pharma Inc.

Halifax, NS, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024


Tue, July 02, 2024


We are looking for individuals with PhD or MSc degrees in chemical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or related fields and/or experience. The title will be adjusted based on years of related experience.

If you are a self-motivated individual with sense of curiosity, enthusiastic for solving real world problems and are interested in working in a fast-paced pharmaceutical research environment, please send us your CV, a cover letter, and your list of publications.

The “Scientist” position is a key contributor to the ongoing research at SSPI reporting to senior scientists or directors. The “Scientist” will contribute through: conducting solid form screening experiments, characterizing the resulting material, and performing crystallization process development for active pharmaceutical ingredients and natural products. Utilizing their physical chemistry and/or engineering knowledge and hands on experience, the Scientist expected to have 70-80% lab work. Report writing and weekly presentation to clients are also part of the role.


All scientists undergo a comprehensive training program after hiring to establish knowledge of workflows, instruments, and techniques. Our training program harnesses our scientists’ abilities to think unconventionally and allows them to develop the acumen needed to succeed in a fast-paced industry.

Company Overview

Solid State Pharma Inc. (SSPI) is a pharmaceutical research company with expertise in crystallization engineering and solid-state science. SPPI has experienced great success with the workflows that have been developed by combining fundamentals of crystallization and solid form science with years of experience and high throughput techniques. SSPI is conducting research on pharmaceutical crystallization engineering, polymorph screening, salt screening, co-crystal screening, chiral resolution, polymorph quantification, converting amorphous material to crystalline solid, pre-formulation, and chemical and crystallization process modeling. SSPI is working with many global pharmaceutical companies to help them develop active pharmaceutical ingredients with consistent bioavailability and scalable manufacturing process.

We Share in the Prosperity We Create.

We offer competitive starting compensation, but we are not held back by rigid compensation grids and rules. The harder and smarter we work, the better we all do financially.

We also offer a competitive benefits plan to ensure our employees have the safety net we all need to be able to protect ourselves and our families from the unexpected. See below for a comprehensive list of employee benefits:

  • Culture that supports continuous employee growth and encourages collaboration
  • A friendly, diverse, and nurturing environment
  • Bonus programs
  • Free coverage for premium healthcare benefits through Blue Cross
  • RRSP contribution matching program with free access to financial advisor
  • Continuing education support program for eligible team members
  • Flexible working hours in an innovative and fast paced industry
  • Conference/travel opportunities for Technical Staff
  • Generous vacation accrual and sick time policies
  • Up to 22 weeks of 90% salary top-up for maternity and up to 5 weeks top-up for paternity
  • Extensive holiday list
  • Company events and monthly lunches
  • Free in-house snacks and coffee
  • COSTCO membership and professional membership coverage
  • Downtown location with views of the Halifax harbour

Closing Date

Open until filled.

Contact information

Please submit resume and cover letter to

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