|We are seeking a Cell Culture Process Development Scientist to contribute to the development and optimization of fed-batch cell culture medium and processes used for the manufacture of monoclonal antibodies.
Some of the associated responsibilities will be:
Conduct shake flask/bench-scale bioreactor experiments for the medium development and the process development/characterization/validation work.
Maintain and expand cell lines; construct small research cell banks and large production cell banks.
Perform screening of the best clones for new cell lines using the fed-batch process.
Develop and optimize in-house media/feed.
Write/revise SOPs and technical reports.
Collaborate closely with Cell Line Development, Purification, and Bioanalytical/Quality Control groups.
Assist in upkeep of laboratories.
MS in Biological/Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences or a related disciplines with 3-5 years of experience OR Ph.D. in Biological/Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences or a related disciplines with 1-3 years of experience.
Experience must be in the area of mammalian cell culture / cell culture process development in a cGMP biopharmaceutical environment.
Must have excellent aseptic skills and experimental/troubleshooting aptitude.
Familiarity with cGMP and DOE (Design of Experiments) is essential.
Good written and verbal communication is required, as well as good interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
Salary will be commensurate with experience, plus a comprehensive benefit program.
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