1+ months

Senior Scientist, BioProcess R&D

Andover, MA 01810
The Sr. Scientist will join a team of scientists and engineers within Bioprocess R&D at the Andover, MA site focused on developing and optimizing mammalian cell culture processes for the production of recombinant proteins, biologics, and gene therapy vectors for early-phase and late-phase clinical trials for human therapeutics.


+ The focus for this position will be on media development/optimization and media formulation support for development and manufacturing.

+ The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and executing cell culture experiments in several types of equipment, including flasks, bench-top bioreactors and microbioreactors (Ambr 15) with the goal of developing robust, scalable, and highly productivity media for cell culture processes that produce therapeutic proteins with appropriate product quality attributes.

+ Responsibilities will also include support for development and clinical production facilities on media and media preparation tech transfer, media formulation records review, new media powders generation and qualification.


+ Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent with 0-2 years of industry experience.

+ Requires competency in aseptic laboratory technique, ability to design complex experiments and interpret data

+ Demonstrated effectiveness in collaborative projects, and ability to communicate effectively with scientists and management in a highly matrixed organization.


+ Practical knowledge of mammalian cell culture and cell physiology

+ Experience developing commercially relevant processes to produce pharmacologically active proteins

+ Knowledge of GLP/GMP practices

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills

+ Excellent understanding of statistical methods

+ Extreme attention to detail

+ Excellent laboratory skills

+ Applicants should be bright, organized, self-motivated, and capable of working independently, and in a collaborative environment


+ Occasional travel to vendors will be required


+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

+ Eligible for Relocation Package: Yes

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Research and Development


Posted: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-11-22

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