Pharmaceutical Scientist - Fermentation

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Pharmacology
  3. United States
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Posting date: 13 Mar 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Pharmaceutical Scientist - Fermentation position with one of the world's largest workforce management solutions companies. The organization, which specialises in multiple scientific and engineering sectors, is seeking for the Scientist to join their office based in Louisiana.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing scientific and technical presence and support for the fermentation of Large Molecules.
  • Authoring and reviewing technical documents in support of the trials and experiments.
  • Tracking project outputs, providing any required associated reports, including status and plans.
  • Performing data analysis and tabulation (including basic statistical data management).
  • Travelling to external laboratory or business partners, as required, to attend and work on the project.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A PhD in scientific discipline (Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biology, and Biochemistry) with 1-2 years of related experience in a pharmaceutical Company or Laboratory preferably in the field of fermentation and cGMP environment.
  • Knowledgeable on the fermentation process (batch, fed-batch, and perfusion) with bacteria, fungi, or CHO and associated IPC (in process controls) are required (cells count, glucose determination, and DO).
  • Expertise on aseptic concept and processing, including bulk formulation, aseptic fill, freezing, freeze drying, and primary packaging.
  • Basic Statistical knowledge and statistical software user (Minitab or equivalent).
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.
  • Mid-Senior Level.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mary Jacobs at +267-405-6995 or upload your CV on our website -

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.