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Scientist I, Early Process Development (Upstream)

  • Location Columbus, Ohio
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH105430

COMPANY:

Our client is a biotechnology company specializing in genetic medicine, having built a world leading pipeline for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)

LOCATION:

Greater Columbus Ohio Area

TITLE:

Scientist I, Early Stage Process Development

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop robust, well-characterized, high quality and high yielding upstream production processes for gene therapy viral vectors using mammalian adherent or suspension cell lines
  • Plan and execute experiments at bench scale (shake Flask, AMBR, 1-3L disposable bioreactors, and rocking platform bioreactors) to support the development of mammalian cell culture processes for viral vectors production
  • Design and execute process development studies to develop a thorough understanding of operating and performance parameters

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ph.D. in Bioengineering, biology, biochemistry or related degree with 1 - 3 years of postgraduate experience; Master's degree with 3-5 years of experience will be considered
  • Demonstrated expertise in mammalian cell culture techniques for adherent or suspension culture systems in batch and fed-batch modes; previous experience in stable cell line development is a plus
  • Previous experience in media development for improving cell culture processes is desired

If you meet the requirements above and would like to be considered for this position, apply on-line now for immediate consideration and to be contact with further details.