Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Posting date: 09 Jul 2019

ProClinical is currently seeking a Biological Researcher for its client located in West Chester, PA. Successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing robust, efficient, scalable strategies for improving downstream process performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Staging appropriate downstream process development of biologics pipeline.
  • Evaluating new purification technologies to improve the efficiency of biologics manufacturing process and reduce cost of goods.
  • Designing fit-for-purpose purification experiments according to the stage of development, executing the runs in process development lab, analyzing performance data and writing technical reports and preparing presentation for management update.
  • Critically analyzing complex data, interpreting and integrating experimental results with project objectives and writing technical reports in timely manners.
  • Assisting in troubleshooting processed, equipment issues, and deviations.
  • Interacting cross-functionally with internal and external functions to support successful process development.
  • Leading the execution of virus clearance study at 3rd party labs.
  • Supporting cGMP clinical manufacturing campaigns in Biologics Manufacturing Facility as needed.
  • Expanding the technical capabilities of Process Development group, by offering expertise in areas such as technology development, platform development, or using a literature precedent.

Skills and Requirements:

  • MS in biochemical, biomedical, biological engineering or biotechnology with 6+ months of downstream biologics process development experience.
  • In depth understanding and hands on experience in downstream unit operations like process chromatography in bind and elute as well as flowthrough mode, virus reduction filtration, ultrafiltration/diafiltration, etc.
  • Experience using AKTA chromatography systems and UNICORN software.
  • Experience in using normal flow and tangential flow filtration skids.
  • Good understanding of process development and cGMP operation.
  • Knowledge of protein characterization methods and analytical techniques.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Highly motivated individual with ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience in downstream process development for early and/or late phase process preferred.
  • Experience of cGMP production is preferred.

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.