Senior Associate Scientist, Cell Culture
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Johnson & Johnson
Janssen Research & Development, a Johnson and Johnson Company is hiring a Senior Associate Scientist, Cell Culture to be located in Malvern, PA.
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The Senior Associate Scientist for this position will lead and perform process development for the Cell Culture antibody processes within the API-Protein group. The candidate's primary responsibilities will include leading and participating in the design of experiments, executing the planned experiments, and optimizing the process steps to the target process scale. This will include laboratory and occasional pilot-scale scale bioreactors. The candidate will own the design and execution of development studies to identify and resolve appropriate ranges of (critical) process parameters for cell culture, to optimize growth and product production. The candidate will record and analyze experimental data, verify data integrity and accuracy, and report/summarize findings to the project team, and also draft technical documents and perform technology transfer to collaboration partners. He/She/They is encouraged to work in a team environment as well as contributing individually to meet project timeline and objectives.
A BS in Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences or Biochemistry and with at least 9 years of proven experience OR a MS in Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences or Biochemistry and with least 6 years of proven experience is required.
Knowledge of and hands-on experience in one of the following areas mammalian cell culture, bioreactors, bioreactor process development, and bioreactor data analysis is required
Knowledge and hands-on experience with centrifugation and filtration is preferred
Experience with Technical Transfers to manufacturing sites is a plus
Familiarity with and hands-on experience with analytical methods typically used in the manufacture and characterization of recombinant proteins is preferred
It is required that the candidate be highly organized and capable of managing/pursuing multiple projects with some supervision
Good written and verbal communication skills are required
Experience maintaining written records of work in the form of laboratory notebooks (paper or electronic) is required
The ability to report data, present findings to management is required
Experience with team-based collaborations is required
Occasional weekend work is required.
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