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Scientist II

Description:
PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Scientist position in Princeton, NJ
 

What will you do?



Acts as a key scientist in the upstream group within the BioProcess Sciences division of the Pharma Services Group. Responsible for the execution of and hands on support of projects such as the development and characterization of mammalian cell lines for the clinical/ commercial manufacture of recombinant protein products.



Provides moderately complex analyses in a biology environment within defined procedures and practices. Participates in the execution of projects developing mammalian cell culture processes, with activities including cell line generation, clone and media/feed screening using ambr technology. Participates in the development of scalable processes with improved product yield and reduced costs in a biologics environment. Makes detailed observations and reviews, documents, and communicates test results; recommends solutions. Maintains lab equipment.



Key Responsibilities:



  • Technical/scientific project activities to execute strategies and technical solutions that meet project needs and deliverables.
  • Assists with the design of experimental plans based on the defined deliverables.
  • Conducts semi-routine and moderately complex tasks and sample analyses to support process development.
  • Works with process development and manufacture groups to trouble-shoot process challenges.
  • Performs key activities associated with production cell line development including transfection, selection, single cell cloning, high throughput screening, characterization of clonal cell lines using scale-down models, cell banking, and cell line stability studies.
  • Develops mammalian cell culture processes to support the production and manufacturing of recombinant proteins (including mAbs) under varying levels of direction, including, but not limited to cell culture scaleup, media development, harvest (recovery), process range finding, and statistical analysis of data. Performs media optimization, bioreactor process development, and cell culture clarification.
  • Records results in notebook accurately, clearly, and regularly.
  • Assists with preparing protocols, reports, and test methods.
  • Maintains and ensures safe laboratory environment and work practices.
  • Helps to maintain laboratory and order common supplies.
  • Executes, records, and evaluates experimental data appropriately, including the writing and revising of process development reports and technology transfer protocols as needed.

How will you get here?
 



  • Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or a related field.


  • With Bachelor's degree, minimum of 2 years of experience related to pharmaceutical manufacturing, process, development or academic laboratory.
  • Relevant industry experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in routine cell and molecular biology techniques.
  • Upstream bioprocessing experience utilizing mammalian cell cultures; experienced in designing and optimizing cell culture processes with manufacturing in mind.
  • Experience using advanced statistical software packages and experience with design of experiments (DoE) software (i.e. MiniTab, JMP) preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GMP/ GLP regulations relating to cell lines for biopharmaceuticals.
  • Strong MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills. Microsoft Project skills preferred.
  • Experience with high throughput automation is a plus.

 
Job Number: 2010118733
Job Location: Princeton, NJ
Duration: 3 months
Input Date: 10/15/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Jack Beabout
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
Email: southeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003P6QWQA0&URLSource=cjhunter

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